Ian Leonard is FOX 9’s Chief Meteorologist.
Ian came to FOX 9 in 2006. With stops in Edmonton, Alberta and Waterloo, Iowa, He calls his work at FOX 9 a dream job. Ian graduated from the Broadcast Meteorology Program at Mississippi State University and is a member of the American Meteorological Society, The National Weather Association and The Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society.
He lives in the southwest Metro with his two daughters and wife, Christy. Christy’s family has deep roots in Minneapolis dating back to the 1850s when they arrived from Bavaria and settled in Golden Valley.
Ian is an extremely active supporter of Special Olympics. You can find him “freezin’ for a reason” on most late winter weekends taking the Polar Plunge with hundreds of friends.