Christopher Mathis

Christopher Mathis as Chief Meterologist for ABC 6 News since 2002.
Orginally from Northeast Alabama, Chris is a proud graduate of the
University of Alabama and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

Chris grew up with a strong interest in the weather and a love for
television. His primary objective is to always be a trusted source of
information for Delta residents, especially during severe weather events.

Chris holds the National Association's Seak of Approval, and is recognized
as a Certified Broadcast Meterologist by the American Meterological
Society. Contact Christoper at

Steve Bender

Steve grew up in South Florida and attended Univeristy of Central Florida
with a degree in Athletic Training and Sports Medicine.
Steve is dedicated to bringing you accurate weather reports for your
neighborhood. Your safety is his top concern, that’s why he works hard to
help you plan your day, stay safe from dangerous weather conditions, and
keeps you prepared for whatever weather comes your way.
Finds weather fascinating and wants to make sure that viewers are always
informed and safe during severe weather events. Now currently enrolled at
Mississippi State University with a focus in Broadcast Meterorology.
Enjoys being apart of the Commonwealth Broadcasting Groups family and
looks forward to meeting people all across the Delta.
If Steve is not co-anchoring Good Morning Mississippi he can be found
covering news for the WABG 5, 6 and 10pm newscasts or on the golf course
hacking away or eating at some of the local restaurants. Steve claims to
be a "food connoisseur" and really enjoys doing the Delta's Hidden
Menu...."Until next time, stay full Mississippi!" Thanks for the warm
welcome!  Contact Steve at