Jaisol Martinez
Jaisol Martinez joined ABC 7, Chicago's number one news station, as morning news weekend meteorologist in January 2023.

Martinez comes to ABC 7 from WHDH-TV in Boston, MA where she spent four years as the weekend evening meteorologist tracking everything from nor'easters, tornadoes, snowstorms, and heatwaves.

In 2021, she received the Mozart Leader in Stem Award for "Outstanding Work in the STEM Field" and being a role model to children.

Martinez began her career at WMDT-TV in Salisbury, MD forecasting weather events impacting the coastal areas of Delmarva. She also launched a successful Spanish weather platform for the station.

Martinez was born and raised in El Paso, TX. The wide range of climates and severe weather in Texas sparked her fascination in meteorology from a very young age.

She is a Texas A&M graduate and proud Aggie, receiving her Bachelor of Science degree in Meteorology.

When she isn't forecasting, she and her husband like to go on walks with their dog, a Lab/German Shepherd Mix named Travis. She also likes exploring new restaurants and is excited to try all the delicious food in the Chicago area.

Jaisol's Stories
Chicago weather: Parts of area under Flood Warning, boil water alerts
Parts of the Chicago area are under flood alerts and boil water orders on Sunday.
Areal Flood Warning in effect for Will, Grundy counties after Kankakee River ice jam breaks
A Flash Flood Warning was downgraded Saturday in the Wilmington area after an ice jam broke on the Kankakee River Friday.
Chicago weather: Much of area prepares for dangerous cold, wind chill warnings
Much of the Chicago area will be under wind chill warnings and advisories starting Sunday as temperatures plummet.
Chicago weather: Much of area under wind chill warnings, advisories as temperatures plummet | LIVE
Much of the Chicago area is under wind chill warnings and advisories Sunday as temperatures plummet.
Nuclear scientist at Argonne National Laboratory helping pave way for Latino students in STEM
An Argonne scientist shows a group of Latino students from Joliet how to make a nuclear fuel pellet with the hopes of inspiring them to consider a career in STEM.
USO Clark After Dark block party returns to River North for 15th year, supporting troops
The annual block party supports the troops, benefitting programs for the USO.