KVUE today named long-time weatherman Albert Ramon as its Chief Meteorologist. Ramon is well known to Austin, having served the last 6 years as meteorologist of KVUE’s award-winning morning newscast, “Daybreak.”

News Director Mike Redding said, “Albert is tremendously popular in Austin and has grown into a real leader at KVUE. Over the years he has championed numerous community causes such as the KVUE Cares Blood Drive and For the Children School Supply Drive. He has also pioneered the use of social media tools to meet the audience with vital information during severe weather, where they want it. We are proud to announce this well-deserved promotion.”

Albert joined the KVUE Storm Team in October 2009 as the weekend morning and evening meteorologist. In June of 2010, Albert moved to weekdays and joined the Daybreak and Midday Team.

“Albert is a market-leading talent with the vision and drive to lead the KVUE Storm Team into the future,” said Kristie Gonzales, KVUE President and General Manager. “We are very excited that he will continue to serve KVUE’s viewers on all of our platforms.”

Albert Ramon was born and raised in the South Texas community of Beeville. He has a degree in Broadcast Meteorology from Mississippi State University, and a degree in Communication in Media Studies from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Albert has earned the Seal of Approval from both the American Meteorological Society and the National Weather Association. Albert has also received the Texas Associate Press award for Best Weathercast.

KVUE is owned by TEGNA.