Meet Matt Breland
Matt grew up in Sumrall, MS near Hattiesburg. He first got interested in weather at an early age. It really grew when Hurricane Katrina made landfall on his 9th birthday. Matt decided that it was meant to be for him to pursue a career in meteorology.
After graduating high school, Matt attended Jones County Junior College in Ellisville, MS. From there he attended Mississippi State where he received his bachelor’s degree in geoscience with a concentration in professional meteorology with an emphasis on broadcasting.
Matt first got his start at WVUA in Tuscaloosa. After graduating he joined the Alabama News Network.
Matt enjoys traveling to see friends and family, exercising, spending time outdoors and listening to music.