Jay Wynne

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Jay Wynne (born c.1968) is a BBC Weather forecaster, appearing mainly on BBC News 24, BBC Radio 4, BBC World and BBC One.

He is a main weather presenter on the BBC Ten O'Clock News, and occasionally the BBC Six O'Clock News and the BBC One O'Clock News.

Early life[edit]

Jay was born in London to American parents and educated at Ardingly College, West Sussex. He studied Civil Engineering[1] at Heriot-Watt University. Two years into his course he left, and worked as a technician for three years on offshore oil rigs in the North Sea. He went back to university and graduated in 1996 in Environmental Geography[2] from the University of Aberdeen. He worked as an English teacher in 1997 in Fukuoka, Japan.

He graduated from Reading University with a MSc in Applied Meteorology[3] in 1999.


In 1999 he joined the Met Office undertaking a 14-month training programme, including a spell at RAF Northolt for six months. He joined the BBC Weather team in October 2000 - initially to present on BBC World and BBC Radio 4.

He left the BBC in August 2017.