INGRID ALLSTAEDT is the Morning and Noon Weather Anchor for News 13. She's a Western North Carolina native and proud graduate of the University of North Carolina Asheville. She is in her final year in Mississippi State University’s Broadcast Meteorology program.
Ingrid has worked at TV stations in Raleigh and Eugene, Oregon. She returned to the mountains in 2010 as a Reporter, focusing on Rutherford, Polk and McDowell Counties. She was then promoted to Weekend Anchor and reported on stories and weather across the mountains. Ingrid is elated to work at her home town station, near family and friends.
Ingrid was named 2015 TV Weathercaster of the Year. She has been recognized for her work by the Radio Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas.
During college, Ingrid was a dedicated member of UNCA's cross country and track teams. She still enjoys running around the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. Ingrid and her husband welcomed their first child, Hartmann, in Spring 2016.