John Elliott joined CBS 2 in January 2007 as a meteorologist on “CBS 2 News This Morning” and “CBS 2 News At Noon.”
Prior to joining CBS 2, Elliott worked two years at KCBS-TV in Los Angeles. Before that, he spent two years with NBC News and MSNBC, appearing weekday mornings on NBC as a weathercaster on “Early Today.” He also handled a wide variety of assignments as an anchor and correspondent on MSNBC. Elliott served as a 2004 MSNBC presidential campaign correspondent in the battleground state of Iowa. He also reported from numerous bases and posts throughout the nation as troops were deployed for the war in Iraq, and spent time onboard the USS Abraham Lincoln.
Prior to joining NBC, Elliott worked for XETV-TV in San Diego, where he served as an anchor on the Fox station’s morning newscasts. He was also a morning news anchor for KGET-TV, the NBC affiliate in Bakersfield, California. Elliott began working as a weathercaster, first at WRBL-TV, the CBS affiliate in Columbus, Georgia, then at KGET before making the transition to his role as a news anchor in Bakersfield.
Elliott is a recipient of the California Associated Press award for Best Weathercaster, and has received numerous honors for his news features and general assignment reporting.
Elliott received his B.A. in radio, television and film from Wayne State University in Detroit and his master’s in communications from Central Missouri State University. He also studied meteorology under Mississippi State University. Before embarking on his career in broadcasting, Elliott was an advertising copywriter and producer and also taught media courses at Mott Community College in Flint, Michigan and Central Missouri State.
Join John Elliott this Sunday to help Vacamas raise money for summer camp scholarships for kids in need.
CBS 2’s meteorologist John Elliott will kick off Caldwell College’s second annual 5K Run/Walk for Autism on April 16.
A sunny morning will give way to clouds moving into the Tri-State by mid- to late-Friday as a rain system moves in for the weekend.
“There will be no snow. It’s just dangerously cold,” said CBS 2HD meteorologist John Elliott.
It won’t be as bad as the Blizzard of 2010 but the Tri-State area is once again bracing for some significant snowfall.
A blizzard warning will be in effect for the tri-state from 6 a.m. Sunday to 6 p.m. Monday with the heaviest snow falling across coastal and northeast New Jersey, New York City and its immediate suburbs.
Tracking Santa’s travels is a celebrated tradition at the North American Aerospace Command, and it unfolds Friday for the 55th year.
The weather isn’t warming up anytime soon and there’s even a chance of snow for the Tri-State area this weekend.
Winds whipped across the Tri-State on Wednesday as the region wrestled with a day of heavy rain and severe weather that knocked out power and slowed commuters.
Make sure you have your rain gear Tuesday.
Soupy weather was expected to kick off the new work week.
NEW YORK (CBS 2) – Incessant showers are plaguing the tri-state area on Thursday as a low front lingers and pushes its way slowly across the area, CBS 2’s John Elliott reports. As of noon, [...]
It’s late October, but it sure won’t feel that way over the next few days.
Heavy rain and high winds are expected to wreak havoc across the tri-state area into Friday as remnants of Tropical Storm Nicole make a mess up and down the East Coast.