Austin Kopnitsky came to WSAW as Sunrise 7 Meteorologist in April 2019.
Austin came from Sioux City, Iowa where he was a weekend meteorologist, as well as a reporter. Austin later became the morning meteorologist before moving to Wausau.
Austin got his start in meteorology at a young age, and pursued his dream to become an on-air meteorologist at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He acquired degrees in both Meteorology, and Broadcast News before heading to Sioux City to start his career.
Austin is a native to Baltimore, Maryland.