From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
BIRMINGHAM –CBS 42 meteorologist Mark Prater has been removed from the station’s “Meet The Team” page and Mark Prater CBS 42 Facebook page has been deactivated, though his individual bio page on the station website is still active.
Prater had been with the WIAT since the summer of 2008.
Prater, a Prattville native, began his career with TSU-TV in Troy. He worked at WTVY in Dothan and at WSFA-TV in Montgomery before moving to the Birmingham market in 1994 to join WBRC.
Two years later he moved to ABC 33/40 where he remained until 2004. He then left the Birmingham market for several years before returning to accept a job with CBS 42 in 2008. He became chief meteorologist in 2010.
According to al.com, WIAT News Director Rob Martin did not comment on the reason for Prater’s departure, saying only that his duties would be covered by the weather team.