Jim Ramsey currently serves as a weekend weather forecaster for WGN-TV. He joined the team in 1987. Jim is a graduate of the University of South Carolina and began his television career in 1975 serving as a news co-anchor at WNCT-TV in Greenville, North Carolina. From there, he moved on to KRDO-TV in Colorado Springs as both a weathercaster and news reporter. In 1979 Jim joined WXEX-TV in Richmond as the chief forecaster. In 1980 he returned to a news and weather position at WLS-TV in Chicago. In 1983 he became the principal weather anchor at WJLA-TV in Washington D.C.
Aside from television, his career also made a few turns in the direction of radio. Among the stations where he plied his craft are WIS in Columbia, South Carolina; KRDO in Colorado Springs; and the South Carolina News Network, filling anchor positions at each station.