Maddie Kirker is the Meteorologist for FOX21 News Weekend Mornings. She joined the FOX21 News Weather team July 2016.
Prior to working at KXRM, Maddie spent 2 years as the Morning/Noon Meteorologist at WPDE-TV in Myrtle Beach, SC. Before her promotion to weekday mornings, she worked as the Weekend Morning Meteorologist at WPDE for one year. Maddie started her career back in 2011 at WCBI-TV in Columbus, MS where she worked two years as the Weekend Meteorologist.
Maddie graduated in 2011 from Mississippi State University in Starkville, MS and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcast Meteorology.
Maddie is a Cincinnati native, but is no stranger to Colorado. As a child, Maddie learned how to ski at Steamboat Springs. She enjoys skiing all of the different resorts here in Colorado. She also enjoys hiking the vast amount of trails that the Centennial State has to offer.
When Maddie is not working, she enjoys traveling, hiking and training with her Golden Retriever, Chester. He is the “Weather Dog” for FOX21 News! When not fulfilling his weather duties, Chester works as a Therapy Dog and visits schools, hospitals and nursing homes. In addition to being a therapy dog, Chester takes part in Agility. He has a CPE Agility Title and looks forward to earning more awards soon!
If you want to talk weather or anything dog related, send Maddie a tweet, Facebook comment or email her!