Brek Bolton, weekend meteorologist at KSTU, Scripps’ Fox affiliate in Salt Lake City, has been providing a sign language forecast on Facebook for the past five years.
AccuWeather Network has added three new team members. Jessica Pash comes to AccuWeather after spending two years as a meteorologist for WPMT York, Pa. Prior to that, Pash was a forecaster for WDTV Clarksburg, W.Va. In 2017, Pash graduated from Rutgers with a B.S. in meteorology and a minor in business administration. Also joining the […]
Fox News Channel’s Janice Dean isn’t a political commentator — she’s Fox’s senior meteorologist. In the past year, though, a searing personal loss has transformed her into a fighter for families who believe that a Cuomo-backed policy encouraging the transfer of COVID-19 positive patients into nursing homes was a deadly error.
Marquee Broadcasting has hired meteorologist Matthew Crumley for the evening and late newscasts on its WSWG (CBS) and WSST (MNT) in Albany, Ga. “We are excited to welcome Matthew to the news team,” said Rick Smarr, the stations’ GM. “He has been a part of the community he now serves and has personally experienced the […]
Hearst-owned ABC affiliate WTAE Pittsburgh has added meteorologist Brian Hutton Jr. He becomes part of Pittsburgh’s Action Weather team, led by Chief Meteorologist Mike Harvey, Meteorologist Ashley Dougherty and Meteorologist Jeff Verszyla. Hutton has been a meteorologist at stations in Mississippi and North Carolina. His severe weather experience includes snowstorms, hurricanes and tornadoes. Hutton grew […]
Michelle Rotella, an AMS certified meteorologist joins the AccuWeather Network team as a senior broadcast meteorologist. She holds a Bachelor of Science in meteorology with a minor in math from Florida State University and she obtained her CBM from the American Meteorological Society in 2016. Rotella spent the last 12 years forecasting for television stations, […]
Rebecca Barry, meteorologist at Graham Media’s independent WJXT Jacksonville, Fla., will be leaving the station effective March 22. She said: “I’m deeply grateful for the opportunity News4JAX gave me so many years ago. I’ve had the chance to learn from the best and work with the brightest here. I’m even more appreciative of the community who […]
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a digital sales manager and a chief meteorologist at Nexstar and Hearst stations.
When a deadly tornado touched down in Birmingham, Ala., during the late news, WBRC’s coverage led the market in household viewers. Station management says strong First Alert branding and an all-hands approach made the difference.
Hearst-owned KCCI Des Moines, Iowa, Chief Meteorologist Kurtis Gertz today announced plans to leave the station after 25 years forecasting weather in Central Iowa. The station said Gertz leaves an important legacy of leadership in his wake, as well as a seasoned team of meteorologists to carry on KCCI’s long-held tradition of providing life-saving information […]
Covering the weather that included more than 500 storms and related weather events, Pat Shingleton, “The Weatherman,” Manship’s ABC affiliate WBRZ Baton Rouge, La., is “closing his umbrella” on Friday, Jan. 28. “My forecasting approach incorporated the protection of life and property and when it wasn’t serious, let’s have some fun….” For 45 years he […]
Telemundo’s KVEA Los Angeles has named Marcos Mora weather anchor for its weekend newscasts, Noticiero Telemundo 52 a las 6 PM y 11 PM, alongside News Anchor Sandra O’Neill, Sports Anchor Saul Rodriguez and a team of reporters. Celia Chavez, KVEA president and general manager, said: “We are excited to have Marcos join the Telemundo 52 […]
Jennifer DelGado has joined Fox O&O WTTG Washington as weekend evening meteorologist. Effective Jan. 18, she will report the weather for the station’s Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening newscasts at 4, 5, 6, 10 and 11 p.m., as well as the newscasts on co-owned WDCA. In addition, she will serve as a field reporter for […]
‘Tis the season for making resolutions and setting goals for the New Year. It’s the perfect time for broadcast meteorologists to re-evaluate their weather coverage on-air, online and on social media. Those are the three general outlets TV station weather teams cover. Each should have a unique approach: the same essential message but different techniques.
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New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for a chief meteorologist at a leading station in a terrific southeastern location.
NBCU-owned KNBC Los Angeles has hired Melissa Magee as a meteorologist, starting Nov. 2. Magee will anchor weather on KNBC’s weekday newscasts at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. A Los Angeles native, she joins the station following a career at WPVI Philadelphia. For more than 11 years, she has reported on wide-ranging and severe weather conditions […]
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a director of sales, an assistant news director and a neteorologist for a leading news operation in Laredo, Texas.
Telemundo’s WTMO Orlando, Fla., has hired Juan Gonzalez as meteorologist on weekdays at 5, 5:30, 6 and 11 p.m. His on-air debut will be Nov. 9. Gonzalez joins with extensive experience, having previously worked as a meteorologist for Noticiero Telemundo Arizona. He is the recipient of three local Emmy awards, including best weather anchor. He […]