Jessica Townsend began working with NBC15 in April of 2017. She assists in the Weather Center as a meteorologist, as well as creating content for NBC15’s website and social media pages. She moved to Mobile in 2009 to attend the University of South Alabama where she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Broadcast Meteorology with a minor in Mathematics.
Jessica grew up in Marietta, Georgia just outside of Atlanta. Fearing tornadoes and severe weather, she was always glued to the Weather Channel, inspiring her love for weather. She enjoys living along the Gulf Coast, fishing with her husband, and traveling. Jessica is also a painter and art enthusiast, getting involved in the art and film community as much as possible.