Pierce Legeion

Pierce Legeion

Meteorologist

Pierce Legeion joined the WFXG Fox 54 News Now team as a meteorologist and reporter in January 2018. Pierce comes to the CSRA from WNCT, the CBS station in Greenville, NC, where he was the weekend morning meteorologist and weekday weather and science reporter. Before that, he was in wild and wonderful West Virginia as the morning and noon meteorologist at WDTV, the CBS station in Clarksburg. Pierce started his broadcast career at his hometown TV station, WNCTV, in West Newton, PA, where he did everything from production to weather. Pierce graduated from Penn State University with a Bachelor of Science in meteorology and also holds the Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) seal from the American Meteorological Society. Pierce won the Excellence in Science Reporting by a Broadcast Meteorologist award from the American Meteorological Society in 2016 and has won several awards for his reporting from the Radio Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas. In his spare time, Pierce loves being outdoors biking, hiking, and swimming. He is excited to explore the CSRA and be part of the Fox 54 News Now team.

Awards:

  • 2017: RTDNAC award - First Place - Series - After Matthew: Lessons Learn & What Needs To Be Done
  • 2016: American Meteorological Society Award Winner For Excellence In Science Reporting By A Broadcast Meteorologist
  • 2016: RTDNAC award - First Place - Light Feature - People and Places with Pierce: Pat's Sign - Swan

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science, Meteorology, Penn State University, May 2005

Recent Articles by Pierce

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Lots of sunshine, hot, and humid for your Friday with a slim chance for a storm

18-wheeler and pick-up truck collide on Appling Harlem Rd. at I-20 East

Venue changed for Bernie Sanders Augusta town hall

Red Cross facing blood shortage; in need of donors

GA governor delays trip to promote state’s film industry