Robert Ray joined FOX Weather as a multimedia journalist and storm specialist based in Atlanta, Georgia. A FOX News Media veteran, Ray was part of the team that launched FOX Business Network in 2007, where he was based in the network’s Chicago bureau. Most recently, he served as a freelance reporter covering breaking news stories for a variety of outlets. During the COVID-19 pandemic, he traveled across the country, reporting from 39 states, spanning more than 50,000 miles, to give an inside look into the local-impact of the pandemic. Previously, he spent nearly three years as an international reporter for Al Jazeera where he covered the refugee crisis in the Middle East. Prior to that, he was a reporter for the Associated Press. A graduate of University of Nebraska, Ray holds a degree in Mass Communications and Journalism.