Greg Shoup is First News and Noon meteorologist at WANE 15. He has been forecasting weather for 30 years in Fort Wayne, first at WKJG before coming to WANE 15 in 2005. As a result, Greg is Fort Wayne’s most experienced certified meteorologist and considered the ‘dean’ of Fort Wayne meteorologists.
Greg Shoup has the seal of approval from the American Meteorological Society and is the past president of the local AMS chapter. As president of the local AMS Greg oversaw a massive campaign to keep the National Weather Service in northern Indiana. Greg also was appointed to chair a special congressional committee by former third district Congressman Mark Souder to advise him on technical issues related to Nexrad radar and its placement in northern Indiana.
Greg has won many awards for his broadcasting and community service and is known for his severe weather expertise. Greg’s weather coverage during the February 2007 blizzard earned his latest award as Indiana’s best broadcaster by the Indiana Broadcasters Association. Greg is the only Fort Wayne meteorologist to win this prestigious award.
In the last couple of years, Greg has been educating hundreds of our area farmers and the agricultural community about our changing climate and how it will affect their industry. Greg thinks education is the key to keeping our food supply safe for the future.