Fox Weather Expands Distribution

Fox Weather, Fox News Media’s free ad-supported streaming television (FAST) weather service, has expanded its distribution to Fios effective today and was also recently added to the free video streaming service Amazon Freevee, announced Sharri Berg, president of the service. In making the announcement, Berg said, “As we approach the one-year anniversary of Fox Weather, we are […]

Fox Weather Reporter Saves Woman From Flooded Car

Michael Estime Joins Fox Weather

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For Fox Weather’s Sharri Berg, It’s All About The Larger Puzzle

Sharri Berg, president of Fox Weather, COO of news and operations for Fox Television Stations and one of this year’s TVNewsCheck Women in Technology Leadership Award winners, has been piecing together emerging technology and talented personnel throughout her 34 years at the company. Along the way, she’s built her own reputation as an irrepressible innovator, a generous mentor and a prescient trendspotter in TV technology. Above: Sharri Berg at 2 minutes and 3 seconds before the launch of Fox Weather on Oct. 25, 2021.

Fox Weather Adds Mobile Weather ‘Beasts’ For Storm Chasing

Fox Weather has unveiled a series of weather trucks dubbed the “Fox Weather Beasts,” with four planned for deployment. Built on Ford F-250 chassis and designed for all weather conditions, the trucks include a 385 hp V8 engine, a two-inch body lift and rides on an upgraded suspension with 35-inch all-terrain tires.

Fox Weather Announces First Broadcast Meteorology Scholarship

Hurricane Specialist Bryan Norcross Joins Fox Weather

The veteran meteorologist comes to the nascent streaming weather service from WPLG Miami.

Fox Weather Expands To Owned Stations

Fox Weather will be available to viewers on Fox Television Stations’ subchannels in 17 markets and select simulcast hours on Fox-owned duopoly stations across the country. It will also be available on YouTube TV, Amazon News, The Roku Channel, fuboTV and Xumo.

Fox Weather Expands Distribution

The streaming weather service adds YouTube TV, Amazon News, The Roku Channel, fuboTV and Xumo as distribution partners. The service will simulcast select hours on Fox Television Station duopolies and full time on diginets across the country.

Fox Weather’s Breaking News Coverage Of Nor’easter To Simulcast On Fox News, Business

Fox Weather, Fox News Media’s AVOD streaming weather service, will present continuous live coverage of the nor’easter slated to hit the East Coast throughout Saturday, Jan. 29. Fox News Channel will simulcast the special coverage at 5-6 a.m. ET, followed by Fox Business Network, which will simulcast Fox Weather live from 6 to 9 a.m. ET […]

Fox Weather Hits The Beaches With Surfline

Fox Weather has partnered exclusively with Surfline, which gives Fox Weather exclusive broadcast rights to more than 500 HD cameras worldwide to showcase weather conditions at beaches around the globe. The cameras are located on both coasts of the United States, as well as the Caribbean, Mexico, South America, Europe, Northern Africa, Japan and the […]

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Fox Weather Gets Baptism By Fire With Recent Tornadoes

The new streaming service was created to save lives, said Sharri Berg, president of Fox Weather. And during the recent storms in Kentucky, “it was all hands on deck. We went commercial-free for four hours. We covered every single alert and warning and demonstrated it and gave context” while also reporting on the devastating aftermath. Above (l-r): TVNewsCheck’s Michael Depp and Fox Weather’s Sharri Berg, Amy Freeze and Craig Herrera (photo by Jack Pagano).

Fox Weather Will Simulcast Weekend Morning Show On FBN

Fox Weather Partners With FlightAware To Add Weather Travel Info

Fox Weather Establishes Meteorology Scholarship At Mississippi State University

Fox News Media’s new 24/7 ad-supported streaming service Fox Weather will partner with the Mississippi State University Foundation to further increase diversity in the meteorology field by creating scholarship opportunities for students electing a concentration in broadcast meteorology or professional meteorology/climatology. In making the announcement, Fox Weather President Sharri Berg said: “Fox Weather is proud to […]

NEWSTECHFORUM 2021

Fox Weather’s Sharri Berg To Keynote NewsTECHForum

Sharri Berg, president of the newly launched Fox Weather streaming channel, will keynote TVNewsCheck’s NewsTECHForum in a wide-ranging look at its operations and the rapidly evolving TV weather landscape. Fox Weather meteorologists Amy Freeze and Craig Herrera will join the discussion on Dec. 14, presented in-person at the New York Hilton and virtually. Register here.

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How Fox’s Weather App Hit A Million Downloads On Launch

The Fox Weather app was the top free app downloaded in the week it launched, ahead of brand giants like TikTok, Instagram, YouTube and Facebook. How’d they do it? A combination of old-school advertising and brand loyalty.

Fox Weather Generates More Than 1 Million Downloads

How Fox Weather Plans To Shake Up The Weather Space

Fox Weather Will ‘Of Course’ Cover Climate Change, Meteorologist Says

Fox Weather launched Monday after months of headline-making hires. Meteorologist Britta Merwin spoke ahead of the streaming platform’s premiere and said “of course” the outlet will be covering climate change, in contrast to the speculative jokes people first made when it was announced that Fox News Media was launching a weather service as its eighth platform.

Fox News Sets Streaming Weather Service For Climate-Change Cycle

Fox Weather, built with help from Fox News and Fox’s local TV stations, launches at a stormy moment in the field of weather media, and the company’s entry into the space isn’t to be taken lightly. Fox has over the course of the last few decades made a business of building operations in markets previously believed to be overserved.

Fox Weather Partners With WeatherSTEM

Fox Weather, Fox News Media’s new AVOD streaming weather service launching Oct. 25, has signed an exclusive agreement with WeatherSTEM, a provider of live weather data and high-resolution video from collegiate and professional sports stadiums, to provide exclusive newsgathering data to Fox Weather. In making the announcement, Sharri Berg, president of the platform, said: “In an effort […]

Fox Weather Rolls Out Oct. 25, Pre-Registration Open Now

Fox Weather To Launch On Oct. 25

The new AVOD streaming platform will offer users a suite of weather products featuring local, regional and national reporting, in addition to live programming. It also has just signed WABC New York Meteorologist Amy Freeze as an anchor.

Fox Looks To Shake Up Weather With New Streamer

Fox Corp. is hoping to replicate its success in the fields of general entertainment, news and sports with the launch of a new, ad-supported streaming service dedicated to weather coverage. Next month, the company’s Fox News Media division will formally debut Fox Weather, a free streaming weather network complemented by a robust website and mobile apps that the company says will offer its audience unparalleled coverage of weather-related events. The service is the latest ambitious push into the direct-to-consumer streaming space for Fox.

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Look To The Skies, Fox Weather Is Coming

Fox Begins Teasing ‘Powerful’ Weather Service

Fox Weather Forecasts From ‘Dancing Weatherman’ During U.S. Open

Fox Weather Names Correspondents Ahead Of Fall Launch

Fox Weather, Fox News Media’s new AVOD streaming weather service launching this fall, has signed three reporters and five multimedia journalists. Correspondents Nicole Valdes, Steve Bender and Max Gorden will provide live, breaking news coverage on developing weather events from around the country alongside multimedia journalists Will Nunley, Robert Ray, Katie Byrne, Mitti Hicks and Hunter Davis. In making the announcement, Sharri Berg, president of the platform, said: “We are […]

Fox’s New Channel Changes The Climate For Weather TV

As viewers tune out cable news, Rupert Murdoch is preparing the debut of Fox Weather, a potentially powerful new player in a sphere long dominated by the Weather Channel.

Fox Weather Names First Meteorologists

Meteorologists Jason Frazer, Britta Merwin, Craig Herrera, Brigit Mahoney, Nick Kosir and Stephen Morgan will lead the platform’s weather coverage once the streaming service launches later this year.

Fox Weather Announces Leadership Team

Fox Sets Ad-Supported Streaming Weather Service

Sharri Berg named president of new AVOD platform, Fox Weather, in addition to her duties as COO of Fox Television Stations. The new service will debut in 3Q 2021.