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Monday, November 08, 2021

Ryan Shoptaugh joins KENS 5 San Antonio

Ryan Shoptaugh is joining the KENS 5 San Antonio weather team November 29, 2021.

"Returning to the city where I was born to work in meteorology has been a goal of mine," Shoptaugh said in a statement. "I grew up with KENS 5 always on in the living room during dinner, paying close attention to how the weather would affect my activities. Joining KENS 5 is an opportunity to learn under some of the best meteorologists out there, expand my weather knowledge and bring viewers the most accurate, up-to-date and timely forecasts."

Shoptaugh will serve as the KENS 5 weekend evening meteorologist. 

"Ryan is a terrific weather forecaster with strong Texas ties," said Jack Acosta, news director for KENS 5. "We’re happy he’s coming back home to San Antonio to join our weather team."

“South Texas weather is unique, and we’re thrilled to add another meteorologist with first-hand experience forecasting our weather patterns," KENS 5 weather chief Bill Taylor added.

Shoptaugh joins KENS San Antonio from TEGNA sister-station KIII Corpus Christi where he has been since July 2018.  He has worked as a 3News weekend evening and weekday morning meteorologist

Before Corpus, Shoptaugh started his TV weather career at CBS 4 KGBT Rio Grande Valley.

The San Antonio born meteorologist graduated from the University of the Incarnate Word.  

He is the son of a retired Air Force serviceman and a graduate of William J. Brennan High School. 

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