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Richard Jacks

Richard Jacks is Alabama's 13 weekend meteorologist. He was born and raised in Talladega and graduated from Talladega High School in 1990. Richard graduated from Mississippi State's Broadcast Meteorology Program in 1995.

Richard's first television job was in Talladega at a local cable station. He then moved on to the CBS affiliate in Anniston where he served as weekend weather forecaster. In less than two years, Jacks moved to Birmingham and worked at the local CBS affiliate (what was then WBMG-TV). In the summer of 1997, Jacks joined the Alabama's 13 First Alert Storm Team.

Richard is an aviation enthusiast and occasionally flies as he works towards his pilot's license.

Richard is a member of the Advent Episcopal Cathedral Choir. In his spare time, he enjoys homebuilding and remodeling.

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