Ed Matthews

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For more than two decades, Good Morning Show Meteorologist Ed Matthews has been serving WFMY News 2 viewers. Ed began his television career with WRAL-TV in Raleigh, NC.

In 1985, he moved to WWAY-TV in Wilmington, NC and came to WFMY News 2 in 1988 as the weekend meteorologist.

Ed attended North Carolina State University and graduated with a BS in Meteorology in 1984. He received the American Meteorologist Society Seal of approval in 1990 and has been a member of the National Weather Association since 1991.


Q&A with Ed Matthews

What's the craziest job you have ever had?
It would be a toss up between working at a Sonic Drive-In during high school or flow testing carburetors during a summer job while in college.

Name one of your role models.
My Dad! With no formal education other than high school, he was the smartest and wisest man I have ever known. He taught me a lot about life and what it takes to be a good Christian person.

Do you have any pets?
Yes! A silky terrier named Rio.

Where is your favorite place to visit?
Key West, FL and South Beach, Miami. Any beach location

Brag a little about your family.
My wonderful mom and sister live in Sanford. My mom enjoys gardening and being involved in church activities. My sister is a firefighter for the city of Sanford. Wow! She can really drive a fire truck

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