Ginger Zee

Ginger Zee

Chief Meteorologist, 'Good Morning America'

Ginger Zee is the chief meteorologist at ABC News, reporting on the nation’s weather on “Good Morning America” and across ABC News broadcasts and digital platforms.... Read More »

Ginger Zee is the chief meteorologist at ABC News, reporting on the nation’s weather on “Good Morning America” and across ABC News broadcasts and digital platforms. Previously she was the meteorologist for “Good Morning America Weekend.” Additionally, Zee hosts an ABC News original digital series “Food Forecast.”

Since joining ABC News, Zee has covered almost every major weather event and dozens of historic storms. She broadcasted from the devastated Jersey Shore during Hurricane Sandy, the Colorado floods and wildfires, and covered the aftermath from tornadoes in Moore and El Reno, Oklahoma. In 2013, she covered extreme weather conditions ranging from the Boston blizzard to the record-breaking heat in Death Valley. In 2016, Zee covered Hurricane Matthew and its path along the east coast.

Zee’s passion does not stop with storm chasing. Her love of adventure has taken her and ABC News viewers across the world. She has gone para-hawking in Nepal, flown a drone into the fissure of a volcano in Iceland, hiked the largest cave in the world in Vietnam, para-glided from the Himalayas to the Andes, dove with sharks in the Bahamas, rappelled 27 stories down the exterior façade of the Wit Hotel in Chicago. Plus, skydiving, ice boat racing and surfing live on GMA.

Prior to joining ABC News, she was a meteorologist at NBC station WMAQ-Channel 5 in Chicago from 2006-2011, also filling in for several NBC and MSNBC News programs. Before that assignment, Zee worked at WOOD-TV in Grand Rapids, MI where she part of the Storm Team 8, also covering the environment, science and the impact of weather throughout West Michigan. From 2003-2005, Zee worked at WEYI NBC 25 in Flint, MI. She began her career at WLAV FM/ WXMI in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Zee, who has storm chased since college has a genuine passion for the atmosphere and a dedication to getting young people interested in science. Zee lends her voice to “Dr. Zephyr Skye” the storm chasing alien of Disney Junior’s hit show “Miles from Tomorrowland.” Additionally, Zee and her husband, Ben Aaron star in “Renovation Realities: Ben & Ginger” on DIY Network.

The Emmy Award-winning meteorologist attended Valparaiso University and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in meteorology. She also served as an adjunct professor at the University from 2008-2011. Zee also holds the CBM Seal for Meteorology. She resides in New York City.

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How hurricanes form, explained by ABC News chief meteorologist Ginger Zee
Both Irma and Harvey began as a group of thunderstorms moving west off Africa.
Sep 06, 2017 01:03 PM Story from US GINGER ZEE, ABC News
ABC News' Ginger Zee Shares Her Melasma Journey
ABC News chief meteorologist opens up about her post-pregnancy skin issues.
Feb 08, 2017 07:59 AM Story from Health GINGER ZEE, ABC News
Food Forecast: The Secret to Maine's Thriving Lobsters
Ginger Zee, Food, Lobster, Weather, Climate, Maine, Bar Harbor, Rhode Island
Jul 26, 2016 04:30 AM Story from US GINGER ZEE, ABC News
Ginger Zee Opens Up About Her Struggle With Anorexia
“GMA” meteorologist Ginger Zee opens up about struggles with anorexia.
May 18, 2016 10:46 AM Story from Entertainment GINGER ZEE, ABC News
Napa Winemakers Use Unique Techniques to Battle Shifts in Climate
Ginger Zee investigates how climate change is forcing winemakers to adapt.
Aug 16, 2016 04:31 AM Story from US Ginger Zee and David Miller, ABC News
Ginger Zee’s Swim in Jellyfish Lake in Palau
Ginger Zee journeys to Palau to swim in a lake filled to the brim with 20 million jellyfish.
May 11, 2015 08:07 AM Story from Travel REPORTER'S NOTEBOOK by GINGER ZEE, ABC News
Marie and Cristobal: Two Storms and Lots of Questions
Aug 27, 2014 05:24 PM Story from US GINGER ZEE, ABC News
Severe Storm Reports Below Average for June, July, August 2014
Sep 01, 2014 05:49 PM Story from US GINGER ZEE, ABC News
Hurricane Gonzalo Approaching Bermuda
Oct 17, 2014 03:58 PM Story from International GINGER ZEE, ABC News
Ginger Zee Discovers Money Really Grows Inside This State's Trees
Weather is the key ingredient to this delicious, multi-million dollar industry
Aug 02, 2016 04:33 AM Story from US GINGER ZEE, DAVID MILLER and KELLY HAROLD, ABC News
Polar Vortex: The Most Misused Weather Term of 2014
Nov 09, 2014 07:57 PM Story from US GINGER ZEE and DAN PECK, ABC News
Oklahoma Town Devastated by Tornado Razed Before in 1999
May 21, 2013 03:10 PM Story from US GINGER ZEE and RUSSELL GOLDMAN, ABC News
Summer Storms Kill 13, Leave 2 Million Without Power
Jun 30, 2012 08:23 AM Story from US GINGER ZEE and ALYSSA NEWCOMB, ABC News
Remembering Tim Samaras: Veteran Storm Chaser Killed in Okla. Tornado
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Jun 02, 2013 06:47 PM Story from US REPORTER'S NOTEBOOK By GINGER ZEE, ABC News
Rookie Firefighter Sees Own House Burn as She Protects Town
Jun 28, 2012 04:40 PM Story from US GINGER ZEE and SYDNEY LUPKIN, ABC News
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