Sam Argier is the Morning Meteorologist at KIRO 7 Eyewitness News,
the CBS affiliate in Seattle, Washington. You can catch his weather forecasts Monday through Friday from 4:30 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. and at Noon. If you don't live in the Seattle area, you can watch these newscasts streaming live online at www.kirotv.com.
Before joining KIRO 7 in October 2008,
Sam spent the last 10 years living in Southern California. He went to college at Chapman University in Orange County earning a Bachelor of FIne Arts Degree in Broadcast Journalism. After graduating, he landed his first on-air job 100 miles east of Orange County in Palm Springs, California. Sam accepted a General Assignment Reporter position at KMIR 6 News, the NBC affiliate serving the Coachella Valley.
After reporting for a few months,
In 2005 he was promoted to Chief Meteorologist at the station. Sam completed his meteorology studies at Mississippi State University, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcast Meteorology.
He was awarded the prestigious
Seals of Approval from the American Meteorological Society and National Weather Association. He has won two Emmy Awards and three Mark Twain Associated Press Awards for his work.
Sam considers being a new father his greatest accomplishment. His daughter Katie was born in February 2011. Sam and his wife live in the Seattle suburb of Bellevue and enjoy traveling down to the southwest to visit family.