Media Moves

Van Dillen joins Fox Weather as on-air host

July 11, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

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Bob Van Dillen

FOX Weather, FOX News Media’s free ad-supported streaming television (“FAST”) weather service, has signed meteorologist Bob Van Dillen as on-air host, announced its president Sharri Berg. Most recently, Van Dillen was the meteorologist for HLN’s Morning Express with Robin Meade. He will begin his new role on July 10th and will be based at FOX Weather headquarters in New York City.

Van Dillen added, “I’ve been watching FOX Weather since its launch in 2021, and I’m excited to join the talented group of meteorologists that work on air and behind the scenes. I’m honored for the opportunity to work for a news organization I’ve watched for decades. To be a part of the FOX family in New York is a dream come true. I can’t wait to say, ‘I’ve got your forecast, right here!’”

For more than 20 years, Van Dillen served as the meteorologist on HLN’s top-rated morning show, Morning Express with Robin Meade. In this capacity, he covered major weather events live including Hurricanes Matthew, Michael and Harvey, as well as Superstorm Sandy, among many others. He has also traveled the country reporting from communities ravaged by tornados.

Prior to HLN, Van Dillen was a meteorologist at NBC-affiliate WCNC 6 News in Charlotte, North Carolina. He also spent over two years in Syracuse, New York as a meteorologist at the CBS affiliate WTVH-TV where he delivered forecasts for the morning and evening newscasts and produced a weekly El Nino/La Nina weather series. Additionally, he served as a meteorologist at FOX affiliate WXXA in Albany, New York, ABC affiliate WUTR in Utica, New York and Metro Weather Service on Long Island, New York.

A graduate of Millersville University of Pennsylvania, Van Dillen holds a bachelor’s degree in meteorology. He was awarded the American Meteorological Society (AMS) Seal of Approval in 1997 and is a full member of the AMS.

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