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Brandon Rector

Meteorologist
Lincoln, NE
Brandon Rector

Brandon joined 10/11 in March 2008 as the weekend meteorologist. You can now see his weather forecasts weekdays on First at Four and Fridays at 5, 6 and 10pm. He earned his American Meteorological Society Certified Broadcast Meteorologist seal in 2008.

From an early age, Brandon has been fascinated with weather. After receiving his meteorology degree at North Carolina State, Brandon began his broadcast meteorology career at KRBC in Abilene, Texas in 2003. He started as the weekend meteorologist. During his time there he was promoted to morning meteorologist and eventually chief meteorologist before moving to Lincoln. While there have been numerous forecasts, severe weather events and winter weather events in his career so far, the most memorable was the tornado in Southwest Lincoln in 2019.

When not working on or delivering a weather forecast, you can usually find Brandon watching a movie, at a rock concert or hanging out with friends. He also enjoys watching and going to see several sports including basketball, football, baseball, hockey and auto racing. He has been to Memorial Stadium to see the Huskers play and has attended the College World Series in Omaha several times.

Affiliations
  • American Meteorological Society, National Weather Association
  • Awards
  • AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist
  • Emmy Award Winner
  • AP Award Winner for Best Weathercast
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