Megan Glaros

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Megan Glaros is an American meteorologist and entertainment reporter for WBBM-TV in Chicago.[1][2][3] She grew up in Dyer, Indiana, which is located a few miles from Chicago, Illinois. She studied at Texas Christian University and then Indiana University, where she studied both atmospheric sciences and journalism. She previously was the weekend meteorologist for WCBS_TV in New York.

Glaros moved to South Florida in September 2004 and became the Local 10 morning news meteorologist and host of SportsJam Live. Megan dealt with the very active hurricane seasons of the past few years, forecasting Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, Wilma and many others.

Glaros started her career in Parkersburg, West Virginia. She quickly moved on to Baltimore, Maryland, where she worked for Sinclair Broadcast Group, forecasting for up to five different cities a night.

Glaros received her AMS (American Meteorological Society) seal in 2006. She is also a member of the National Weather Association. She filled in on Good Morning America many times. She was an NFL cheerleader for the Indianapolis Colts for a few months in 2002 before taking her first job in television.[2] Glaros has been dancing since she was six years old. She also modeled professionally while in high school and college. She joined WCBS-TV in May 2008 as the weekend morning meteorologist and as an entertainment reporter during the week.

In August 2010, she was hired by Chicago CBS O&O WBBM-TV to serve as meteorologist for the station's early morning news, effective August 30.[1]

She is married and gave birth to a daughter, Lana, on Thursday, February 11, 2010. In June 2012, she gave birth to twins, a boy named Leo and a girl named Willow. She and her family currently reside in St. John, Indiana.

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  1. ^ a b Lewis Lazare (August 13, 2010). "Megan Glaros to handle weather for WBBM-Channel 2's new early morning news show". Chicago Sun-Times. Retrieved 2010-12-26. "... WBBM-Channel 2 will feature Megan Glaros as meteorologist. The Dyer, Ind. native comes to WBBM directly from WCBS-TV in New York, where she was the station's weekend meteorologist and entertainment reporter. Glaros also may do some entertainment reporting for WBBM's early morning show." 
  2. ^ a b "Susan Carlson to co-anchor WBBM-Ch. 2 early news". Chicago Tribune. August 18, 2010. Retrieved 2010-12-26. "Joining the duo on Channel 2's early news will be weathercaster Megan Glaros, a former Indianapolis Colts cheerleader and also a WCBS alum." 
  3. ^ "Dangerous Cold, Winds Plague Chicago Area". USA Today. 2010-12-26. Retrieved 2010-12-26. "Waves of up to 25 feet crashed onto Lake Shore Drive on Sunday. (Credit: CBS) CHICAGO (CBS) – The snow may have stopped in the immediate Chicago area, but the frigid, windy misery continues. CBS 2’s Megan Glaros reports as of 5 a.m.,"