Markina Brown joined CBS Atlanta News in October 2010 as the primary meteorologist for the 4,5,6, and 11 p.m. newscasts. Markina joined CBS Atlanta from KTLA in Los Angeles, where she was the primary evening meteorologist.
Markina has been an on-air meteorologist for more than 13 years and has worked in the St. Louis, Cleveland, and Chicago markets. She began her career as a meteorologist and reporter at WLNS-TV in Lansing, Michigan.
A Detroit native, she earned her bachelor’s degree in both Broadcast Journalism and Political Science from Central Michigan University. She went on to earn her degree in Geosciences with a concentration in Meteorology from Mississippi State University.
Markina holds the Broadcast Seal of Approval from the American Meteorological Society and the National Weather Association. She is also a member of the National Association of Black Journalists, National Council of Negro Women, and the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. In her spare time, Markina enjoys shopping, working out, and watching movies.