WJBK Meteorologist Michael Estime Joins Fox Weather

By Kevin Eck 

WJBK meteorologist Michael Estime is going to work for Fox Weather as an on-air host starting June 20.

“We are thrilled to welcome Michael to the Fox Weather team, as part of the exceptional pipeline of talent we have cultivated throughout the extended Fox family,” said president of Fox Weather Sharri Berg.

“I am honored to be promoted within the Fox family—and it’s been my dream to work for a national weather service where I can share my passion for weather, climate and the environment with a nationwide audience,” said Estime.


Estime worked at Fox owned WJBK in Detroit for two years as the weekend meteorologist. Between 2016 and 2020, he served as the weekend meteorologist and weekday co-host of Live on the Lakeside at NBC affiliate WKYC in Cleveland. Before that, he worked at WTVQ in Lexington, Ky. He started his career in broadcasting as a meteorologist at NBC affiliate WGMT in Macon, Ga.