Keys came to San Diego in April of 2000 as the morning
weathercaster for the KUSI Morning News. He quickly became
one of the top television personalities in San Diego.
After four (4) years he joined San Diego 6 (formerly FOX
News as their Sports Director/Anchor and host of “That
Sunday Sports Show." Formerly the Executive Producer & Host of The C.S. Keys Show on wsRadio.com, he has returned to San Diego 6 as their Weather Anchor/Sports Repeoter in 2011.
Before coming to San Diego, C.S. delivered
the weather forecast for WPXI-TV in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
for three years making their morning program one of the top
rated news programs in the market. Prior to that, C.S. was
the main weather anchor for competitor KDKA-TV in Pittsburgh.
C.S.’ arrival to KDKA made him the first African-American
to anchor the weather in the Pittsburgh market. Described
as “the most dynamic personality to come into the
market in years”, C.S. was known as “the
number one African-American presence or role model outside
Prior to working in Pittsburgh, C.S.
worked as weather anchor and talk show host for WGAL-TV in
Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He began his broadcasting career
as a sports reporter/anchor for WTVD-TV in Durham, North Carolina.
Honored by the Pennsylvania Association
of Broadcasters, Keys won two Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards as
a talk show host and was nominated twice for Individual Achievement
in Weathercasting. C.S was also recognized with the Martin
Luther King Service Award and Mayor Tom Murphy proclaimed
September 22nd as “C.S. Keys Days” in the city
of Pittsburgh for his dedication to area communities and his
on-going service. In June of 2003 C.S. received the Fredrick
Douglas Award as a true trailblazer in the city of San Diego.
Keys was honored by Mayor Dick Murphy and the San Diego City
Council when they proclaimed April 26, 2004 as “C.S.
Keys Day” in the city of San Diego for his overwhelming
support of all communities in San Diego and his commitment
by the California State Assembly for his tireless efforts
to help San Diego youth, Keys started his own foundations,
C.S Keys’ KIDS with Athletes for Education Foundation,
to help those in need. C.S. is a member of Who’s Who
Among Students in American Universities and Colleges and a
graduate of North Carolina Central University in Durham, North
Carolina with a B.A. in English/Media Journalism. Born in
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and raised in the Philadelphia area,
C.S. is a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., the National
Weather Association, the NAACP, the National Association of
Black Journalist, the San Diego Urban League and 100 Black
Men of San Diego. A spokesperson for many worthwhile causes
and a much sought after motivational speaker, C.S. is proud
to make San Diego his home.