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Belinda Jensen

Chief Meteorologist @BelindaKARE11
Credit: KARE
Belinda Jensen


Belinda obtained her AMS Seal of Approval for broadcast meteorology. She has worked for the National Weather Service in Salt Lake City along with the ABC affiliate KTVX in Salt Lake City. When she was a kid she worked at McDonald’s, Afton Alps and Red Lobster!. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin at Madison with a Bachelor of Science degree in Meteorology.

She has also done graduate work in secondary education through the University of Utah. She enjoys serving her community through involvement in the schools, trying to involve students, particularly girls, in science.

She has also become an author, authoring six children’s books about becoming weather savvy and helping kids with weather anxiety.

When I was young, I wanted to be: A social studies teacher, veterinarian or florist

Favorite story you ever worked on: Turtle tale in Oahu.

Favorite food: Saltimbocca

Describe your perfect day: A warm, autumn day, breezy, beautiful fall leaves, bike rides with my son and husband, then meeting up with friends for a bbq and good wine.

What do you order at a coffee shop? Dark roast with a almond milk

Proudest moment: Tanner's birthday.

Favorite Vacation spot: Maui

Favorite subject in school: Geography

Favorite sport to play: Tennis

Why do you like your job? The creativity that goes along with it is fun. Weather is never boring...ever!

Family: Belinda and her husband David have a son Tanner, born in early 2003, and a daughter Tori, born in July 2007.

E-mail: bjensen@kare11.com

Belinda on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BelindaJensen11

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