Born and raised in Saint Martin Parish, Jamie graduated from Breaux Bridge High School in 1997 and attended the University of Louisiana at Lafayette where he studied mass communication. Jamie later graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Saint Leo University in Tampa, Fla. He also has an associates degree in Spanish from the Defense Language Institute.
During his time at UL he also worked at KATC-TV 3 as the assignment editor and news producer. He later became a reporter at a Lake Charles television station and freelanced print reporting. In 2004, Jamie joined the United States Army as an intelligence analyst. In early 2017 and decided to return home to southwest Louisiana. Jamie joined the News 15 team in March 2017.
Jamie is married with three daughters, who definitely keep him busy. His family also consists of his black lab Oreo, his puggle Stormageddon and his cats Walter and Billie. He spends a lot of his free time doing DIY projects and he’s a huge sports fan.
Grace was born in Jackson, Mississippi and raised in Southern California. She graduated from UC Davis, earning a double major in English and Communications. She continued her education, receiving her Certificate of Broadcast Meteorology from Mississippi State University.
She comes to Cajun Country from Eugene Oregon where she was an Anchor/Reporter for KEZI 9 News. Before that, she was an Associate Producer/Writer for CBS2 and KCAL9 in Los Angeles. In her spare time, she enjoys yoga, paddle boarding, and spending time with her family and friends.
Meteorologist Scot Pilié joined News15 in May of 2016. Scot is no stranger to the complex & ever-changing weather that Louisiana often brings, as he was born and raised in New Orleans.
Scot’s life-long passion in tropical weather forecasting, meteorology, and climatology led him to pursue a degree in Professional Meteorology at Mississippi State University. Scot’s professional career began as an meteorology intern at WDSU News in New Orleans. Scot also worked at CNN Headquarters in Atlanta as the International & Domestic Weather Intern.
When Scot isn’t forecasting the weather, you can often find him enjoying local festivals, running outdoors, and playing on the tennis court! Scot is also a huge fan of the New Orleans Saints, the Mississippi State Bulldogs, and the LSU Tigers.