ABC7 Meteorologist Tracy Butler and WLS Radio's Roe Conn to Emcee
ABC7 Meteorologist Tracy Butler and Roe Conn, co-host of "The Roe Conn Show with Richard Roeper" on WLS radio and contributor to ABC7's Windy City Live, will serve as emcees for the evening.
Tracy Butler has been the meteorologist for ABC 7 News This Morning and ABC 7 News at 11 a.m. since 1995.
She joined ABC 7 in 1994 as a weekend weathercaster.
also co-hosts ABC 7
's broadcast of the Chicago Air and Water Show, as well as the "Chrysler All-Star Shoot-Out," a celebrity golf tournament that airs throughout the summer.
From 1993 to 2002, Butler
filled in for weather anchors Spencer Christian and Tony Perkins on ABC's
Good Morning America.
Before joining ABC 7, Butler anchored the morning and noon weathercasts at WRIC-TV in Richmond, Va. (1992-93).
was the chief weather anchor at WFMJ-TV
in Youngstown, Ohio (1988-1991).
Butler began her broadcasting career as a weekend weathercaster at WTRF-TV in Wheeling, W. Va. (1988).
Butler is a sealed member of the National Weather Association and the American Meteorological Society.
was named "Woman of the Year" by the Executive Women's Golf Association
and won the Illinois Treasurer's Public Service Award
promotes the creativity of children through her Weather Sketcher's Club
, which encourages children to send their weather-related drawings for a potential airing on ABC 7
News This Morning.
Butler earned her B.S. in Broadcasting from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and was awarded her meteorology certification from Mississippi State University in 2001.
is married and has two children.