Adam Burniston

Meteorologist & Reporter
Lexington, Ky
Adam Burniston

Adam Burniston is a Meteorologist on the weekends, a multimedia reporter and a certified drone pilot.

In 2021 he received the Best Weathercast Award from the Kentucky Broadcasters Association for team coverage leading up to historic flooding.

In 2020 he was named Best Meteorologist by the Kentucky Broadcasters Association.

He joined the WKYT team in March 2017 after working as a meteorologist for KALB in Louisiana, which is another Gray Television affiliate.

Adam graduated from Ball State University in 2015, where he double majored in Atmospheric Sciences and Geographical Information Science.

When not watching the weather, Adam enjoys his time by getting outdoors and playing disc golf. He also enjoys playing music on his acoustic guitar, bass guitar, or drums.

  • Ball State University, BS in Atmospheric Sciences & GIS, 2015
  • Awards
  • 2021 KBA Excellence in Broadcasting: Best Weathercast
  • 2020 KBA Impact Awards: Best Meteorologist