Markina Brown joined CBS46 News in October 2010 as the primary meteorologist for the 4,5,6, and 11 p.m. newscasts. Markina joined CBS46 from KTLA in Los Angeles, where she served as the station's primary evening meteorologist and was the first African American meteorologist in Southern California.
Markina has also worked in the St. Louis, Cleveland, and Chicago markets and has filled-in on the Saturday CBS Early Show in New York. She began her career as a weathercaster/reporter at WLNS-TV in Lansing, Michigan.
A Detroit native, she earned her bachelor's degree in both Broadcast Journalism and in Political Science with a concentration in International Relations from Central Michigan University. She went on to earn a third degree in Geosciences with a concentration in Meteorology from Mississippi State University.
Markina holds the Broadcast Seal of Approval from the American Meteorological Society and the National Weather Association. She was named one of the "Top 25 Women in Atlanta, was named a "Woman of Excellence" by Sisters Honoring Education, has worked with numerous local charities, is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
In her spare time, Markina enjoys acting, shopping, working out, and watching movies.
You can email Markina at email@example.com.