Happy to be back in the Lowcountry, the place she calls home, Sonya is a proud graduate of Academic Magnet High School and earned a degree in meteorology from North Carolina State University in Raleigh.
After graduating from N.C. State, she began her career in Abilene, Texas, at KTAB. Sonya has also worked at WWAY in Wilmington, North Carolina, and at WMAZ in Macon, Georgia, where she was the morning meteorologist. While in central Georgia, Sonya was awarded the Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) designation by the American Meteorological Society.
Sonya's parents and brother reside in Charleston and are three of her biggest supporters along with her husband whom she met at N.C. State.
In addition to having a love for the ever-changing weather, she loves to play the marimba and is a member of the Charleston Community Band. In her spare time, Sonya enjoys hanging out with friends and family, water sports, cheering on the N.C. State Wolfpack, and walking her two dogs, Blondie and Abbie. She also enjoys working out and has done various races since returning to the Lowcountry. She has participated in the Race for the Cure, the James Island Connector Run, Cooper River Bridge Run in addition to several local sprint triathlons.
You can catch Sonya's forecasts on the weekends on ABC News 4.Click here to visit Sonya's Facebook page.