Robb Ellis is the weekend evening weatherman for CBS2 Chicago.
Originally from Columbia, South Carolina, Robb grew up in the heat of the Southeast. He began his studies at the University of South Carolina before transferring to North Carolina State University. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Meteorology from NC State.
Robb began his television career at WFMY in Greensboro, North Carolina as a weekend weatherman. He has since served as the chief meteorologist for several weather teams in the Midwest and the Carolinas.
In hurricane alley, he led the WECT weather team in Wilmington from 2009 to 2013.
In 2013, he became the weekday evening weatherman at WISH-TV in Indianapolis where he led coverage of snowstorms and tornado outbreaks. In 2016, Robb returned home to Colombia to become WIS’ Chief Meteorologist.
Robb joined CBS2 Chicago in July 2017. Prior to his television career, he worked as a climate scientist and programmer for the climate bureaus in North and South Carolina.