Prior to joining ABC 7/WJLA, Rudin forecasted for the Washington CBS and FOX affiliates. He moved to DC just two weeks before the great Blizzard of 1996 from NBC affiliate WMTV in Madison, Wisconsin. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geography with an emphasis in Meteorology from Michigan State Unversity, attended the University of Michigan for graduate school and completed additional course work in Broadcast Meteorology at Mississippi State University. He was also an American Field Service (AFS) exchange student in Australia.
A native of Farmington Hills, Michigan, Rudin currently resides in the District. He is an active member of the American Meteorological Society and National Weather Association and holds the Television Seal of Approval.