Steve Bender joined the Weather Authority team in April of 2018 and in May of 2018.
Steve is the youngest of six and grew up on the east coast in Wellington, Florida. Before starting his career in television, Steve worked as an athletic trainer/physical therapist.
Steve is currently working on his B.S. in broadcast meteorology from Mississippi State University. He graduated from University of Central Florida in 2013 with a B.S. in sports medicine/athletic training.
Steve worked as an anchor/meteorologist for four years in Greenville, MS and Shreveport, LA before joining the Weather Authority team in Reno.
In his free time, Steve enjoys kayaking, playing sports, eating new food, working out, hiking and exploring with his German shepherd, Jax.
Please do not hesitate to reach out with any questions about the weather, environmental stories, or just to say hi! You can email Steve, reach out to him on Facebook, or connect on Twitter.