WVUE New Orleans News Adds David Bernard

Fox-owned WVUE New Orleans (DMA 51) has David Bernard, a former CBS network hurricane expert. He will team up with meteorologist Bob Breck on the station’s severe weather team. Bernard has 25 years of forecasting experience.

He comes back to New Orleans after serving as a meteorological consultant in Florida as well as chief meteorologist for WFOR Miami. In that role, Bernard became the network’s go-to meteorologist for severe weather appearing as the CBS News hurricane consultant on the CBS Evening News and CBS This Morning.In addition, he contributed to Face the Nation and Sunday Morning. Bernard’s network coverage included Hurricanes Gustav, Ike, Isaac, Irene and Sandy.

In 2005, David helped guide South Florida viewers through the record-breaking season of Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Wilma. He also spent a week in New Orleans reporting on the unfolding Katrina disaster.

Bernard is a familiar face in New Orleans having spent eight years forecasting the weather here, and in 2004 the New Orleans Times Picayune praised him for his steady voice covering Hurricane Ivan as it hit the Gulf Coast.

Bernard is a member of the American Meteorological Society and National Weather Association. He is a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist and former member of the AMS Board of Broadcast Meteorology.

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