Reporter/Meteorologist Kirk Clyatt came back to broadcasting and to CBS21 in December 2010 after working
for Apple, Inc.
“It was quite an education to become intimately familiar with Apple’s
amazing products, but it is great to be back home in broadcasting and in
Kirk holds the seal of approval from both the American Meteorological
Society (AMS) and the National Weather Association (NWA).
Kirk may be new to CBS21, but not to Pennsylvania as he was seen in the
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton area on WBRE and for three years in Philadelphia on
WCAU and WPHL.
While working in Baltimore for WBFF/WNUV Kirk was awarded two Emmys for
“Outstanding Weathercast” in the National Capitol Region.
Kirk also anchored weather for CNN and CNN International.
As an instrument rated aircraft pilot and the former owner of a Cessna 172,
Kirk learned the true power and fury that Mother Nature can unleash after he
flew thru a thunderstorm over Iuka, Mississippi.
Kirk started his broadcasting career in radio and even worked on a ‘Pirate
Radio Ship’ in Europe's North Sea. Kirk is still heard on radio in
Australia, he is into his 10th year as the back-up USA News Presenter for
3AW in Melbourne, Victoria and now also heard weekday mornings with USA News
on 6PR in Perth, Western Australia (www.6pr.com.au).
There is not much that Kirk won’t do; from diving on the Great Barrier Reef,
to running marathons, to trying to pretend he was a professional athlete.
Scrimmaging with the Baltimore Blast soccer team put Kirk in the hospital,
but at least the story won an award for the Maryland Sports Feature of the
Kirk was born in South Carolina, but grew up in nearby Maryland and is the
proud father of two children Kylee and Zane, Kylee is a student at Harvard.