Jason Handman returned to California after years of covering snow storms and loves calling San Diego home.

Born in New Jersey and raised in Berwyn, Pennsylvania, Jason came to San Diego from Philadelphia where he worked at WTXF, FOX Philadelphia. Before that
Jason spent four years as the morning weather anchor at WOIO, the CBS affiliate in Cleveland.

Jason started his on-air career working for AccuWeather, presenting the weather for Bloomberg Television and local affiliates across the country.

Jason earned his bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Southern California and completed meteorology courses with Mississippi State University.

In his spare time, Jason likes to play piano, run, play tennis and travel. He also enjoys living close to his grandma who is now retired from running The Bread Factory Bakery in Carlsbad.

As broadcast live on Cleveland television in 2010 and 2013, Jason is the current Guinness World Records™ holder for most neck ties worn at once.

Jason can be seen weekdays on the FOX 5 News at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.


Recent Articles
  • Most of California out of drought after recent storms

    Most of the state of California is out of the drought as a result of recent major storm systems, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor's most recent report.

  • Big warm-up ahead

    San Diego County is in for a warming trend starting Sunday. 

  • Dense fog advisory issued for parts of San Diego County

    It was another foggy early morning Wednesday along San Diego County's coastline.

  • Weekend storm to bring rain, colder temperatures

    An approaching storm appears to be bringing rain to San Diego Sunday into Monday, according to FOX 5 meteorologist Jason Handman.

  • Heavy rain means tough evening commute

    Heavy rain is expected in San Diego County Thursday night, which may make for difficult conditions for evening commuters.

  • Back-to-back storms to drench San Diego

    Two storms will bring widespread rain and drop snow in the San Diego-area mountains for the rest of this week, according to FOX 5 Meteorologist Jason Handman.

  • Over 800 pints of blood collected at Chargers event

    SAN DIEGO – Just over 800 pints of blood were collected Tuesday at the 38th annual Chargers Blood Drive at the Town & Country Convention Center in Mission Valley, according to the San Diego Blood Bank. “I just met a little girl — she’s had 260 blood transfusions and she’s a survivor today,” Chargers safety Adrian McDonald said. “A good story like that is the reason why I’m here.” The blood drive started in 1979 when Rolf Benirschke, a popular […]

  • Fundraiser held for families of SDPD officers De Guzman, Irwin

    SAN DIEGO — The public is invited to a fundraiser Monday afternoon supporting families of law enforcement personnel who lost their lives in service to the community. Fundraiser for families of @SanDiegoPD Officers De Guzman and Irwin from 2pm-7pm pic.twitter.com/XcZXxCZzXL — Jason Handman (@handman) August 29, 2016 Ahead of the fundraiser, the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians donated $50,000 Monday to the San Diego Police Officers Association’s Widows and Orphans Fund. In announcing the contribution, tribe Chairman Robert Welch Jr. alluded […]

  • National Park Service turns 100, entrance fees waived

    The Cabrillo National Monument at the tip of Point Loma has a full schedule of events to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service.

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