JAY SILTZER, News 13 morning anchor, joined WLOS in 1999. Jay is in his 25th year in the news business.
After co-anchoring morning news for News 13, Jay provides health stories for News 13 at 5 p.m.
Also a meteorologist, Jay completed the Broadcast Meteorology Program at Mississippi State University. He is a member of the American Meteorological Society and holds the AMS Seal of Approval for Television and the AMS Seal of Approval for Radio. Friends call him "Stormy" because outdoor conditions are often at their worst when he fills in at the weather desk.
A 1989 graduate of Lander University with a bachelor's degree in political science, Jay previously worked as a reporter for WVLT-TV in Knoxville, TN; WJHL-TV in Johnson City, TN; and The Index-Journal newspaper in Greenwood, SC.
Since joining News 13, he has followed the oldest-ever Tarheel voter to the polls, covered the capture of Eric Rudolph, and witnessed the execution of a death-row inmate.
When he's not working, Jay often shares his experience as a cancer survivor with school, civic, and church groups.