David Bernard is CBS4 News’ Chief Meteorologist and he gives the weathercast on CBS4 News Monday through Friday at 5, 5:30, 6 and 11 PM. Bernard joined the CBS4 News Team in August 2005, arriving from WWL/Channel 4 in New Orleans, just six weeks before Hurricane Katrina hit South Florida and devastated his former home in Louisiana. He is a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM), an accreditation awarded by the American Meteorological Society. In 2008, he was named as the Hurricane Consultant for the CBS network. During last year’s busy hurricane season he was seen on the CBS Evening News, The Early Show and CBS Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood as Fay, Gustav, Hanna and Ike threatened the United States. Prior to New Orleans, he held meteorologist positions at KJRH in Tulsa, Oklahoma; KVII, Amarillo, Texas and KZTV, Corpus Christi, Texas. Bernard is a former member of the American Meteorological Society’s Board of Broadcast Meteorology. In addition, he retains the Society’s AMS Seal of Approval. He also has the professional broadcasting certification from the National Weather Association.