David Chandley is your FOX 5 Storm Team Chief Meteorologist.
After tracking Georgia's weather for more than 25 years at WSB-TV, David chased his dream to be a chief meteorologist and joined the FOX 5 Storm Team in 2015. You can depend on David every weeknight on FOX 5 News at 5, 6, 10 & 11pm, as well as during any severe weather events.
David is an AMS certified meteorologist. He graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in broadcast journalism and also completed the broadcast meteorology program at Mississippi State University. David holds the CBM (Certified Broadcast Meteorologist) designation from the American Meteorological Society. This is the highest mark of distinction and recognition available in broadcast meteorology.
David's broadcast career has taken him all over Georgia, with stops in Albany, Macon and Columbus. He has been honored with numerous awards, including seven Southeast Emmy Awards and countless nominations. David has also received the Associated Press Best Weather Reporting Award 13 times, most recently in 2013.
David and his wife Lynn live in Inman Park. They have two daughters, Lauren Reidy and Leah, one son-in-law Kyle and two dogs, Lucy and Pippa. He loves golf, walking and biking the Atlanta Beltline and endures CrossFit. David is a DoorHolder at Passion City Church and has worked with numerous Atlanta organizations including Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Gwinnett County Schools and Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities.
While at UGA, David was a student trainer and member of the 1980 National Championship Football Team.