Rob Marciano ABC News Official Biography

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Rob Marciano

Rob Marciano is the ABC News senior meteorologist of ABC’s World News Tonight and weekend edition of “Good Morning America.” He joined the network in September 2014 and reports across all ABC News broadcasts and digital platforms.

Since joining the network, he has reported on nearly every natural disaster to hit the United States. Marciano has covered tornadoes, floods, and blizzards; even hot lava threatened surrounding towns in Hawaii. Most recently, he’s been on the ground before, during, and after the 2017 hurricanes that devastated Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico. During ABC News’ coverage of the Great American Eclipse, Marciano was live on the Oregon Coast at the start of the path of totality. Before joining ABC News, Marciano was the co-host of Entertainment Tonight, where he interviewed hundreds of celebrities including full hour specials with Jennifer Lopez and Katy Perry. Prior to his position at ET, Marciano worked at CNN News Group since 2003 where he had been a news and weather anchor. Additionally, he worked across the CNN Network as a field correspondent. Marciano’s reports for CNN from the field during Hurricane Katrina and the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico helped garner a Peabody Award. He also hosted primetime specials including “Rescue: Saving the Gulf,” where he worked side-by-side with the heroes who saved wildlife, skimmed oil, and cleaned up the beach during the worst oil disaster in U.S. history.

Marciano graduated from Cornell University with a bachelor’s degree in meteorology and holds the American Meteorological Society Seal of Approval as a certified broadcast meteorologist. He is married and has a young daughter.