Ashley McDonald, chief meteorologist at CBS 8, will quickly discredit anyone who believes the 'ditsy weather girl' stereotype.
The Junior League member received her bachelor's degree from Auburn University's prestigious school of engineering before obtaining her master's degree in meteorology from Mississippi State University.
snagged the chief meteorologist position after only five years in the field and is thrilled to have the opportunity to serve the community through her
daily forecasts and work with local philanthropies.
The avid recycler is also a co-host for the annual MDA telethon and will take any chance to travel, including a mission trip to Cambodia she
took last year.
Even though Ashley served as a morning and weekend meteorologist at CBS 8 and a meteorologist at NBC's 11 Alive in Atlanta before taking her current position, her experience didn't begin there.
The former War Eagle Girl began giving her grandparents weather forecasts at the world map in the McWayne Center in Birmingham.