Meteorologist Tony Derda is excited to help wake the Panhandle up every weekday morning alongside Meredith Keller!
Tony joined Pronews 7 in May 2011 as the morning/noon meteorologist.
He has more than 25 years of meteorology experience, including time as the Chief Meteorologist at another Amarillo station.
Tony also spent some time working with the FAA at the Amarillo Air Traffic Control Tower.
Along with his
moved to Amarillo in December 1999.
has been married for 21 years to his
wife Anna, who works for a local school district.
Together, they have three children, Krista, 19, Mariah, 14 and Nic, 10.
first TV job was in Corpus Christi.
studied communication at Indiana State University
and received his
bachelor's degree from St. Thomas University
Tony is an accomplished woodworker, specializing in trim and finish carpentry.
loves all sports, especially baseball.
currently coaches his
son's YMCA baseball team.
is a fan of Notre Dame
and all Chicago teams, except the Cubs.
passions include weather and his
son go storm chasing every chance they get.
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