Tony Perkins (meteorologist)
Tony Perkins (born 1960) is an American weather broadcaster and news anchor best known for his work on ABC's Good Morning America from 1999 to 2005. He currently is a weekday morning anchor for FOX 5 Morning News on WTTG in Washington, D.C.
Perkins holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from American University.
Perkins began his career as a desk assistant for the ABC News Washington bureau. From 1985 to 1992, he served as a producer and on-air contributor to The Donnie Simpson Show on WKYS-FM in Washington, D.C. From 1986 to 1988, he hosted and produced DC20 Breakaway for WDCA in Washington. From 1993 to 1999, he served as a weather personality at WTTG in Washington, and also co-anchored Fox Morning News from 1998 to 1999. In 1999, Perkins joined ABC's Good Morning America, where his catchphrase to turn it over to the local weather was "the weather in your neighborhood." He was a replacement for Spencer Christian, who moved to San Francisco to do the weather for KGO-TV in 1999. Perkins left Good Morning America in late 2005 to return to WTTG in Washington. On GMA he was succeeded by Mike Barz.
In addition to his WTTG work, he works for the Fox News Channel (WTTG is owned and operated by Fox).