Do you have someone in your life whom you completely and totally trust? Perhaps a sibling, a spouse, a parent… maybe a friend who crossed your path at some point. Webster’s dictionary defines trust as: “a firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something.” Synonyms for trust include: confidence, belief, […]
March 2 is READ ACROSS AMERICA Day. I love to read! I have always loved books and reading. I enjoy fiction and nonfiction. I like to learn. I like to imagine. I really like to get lost in a good story as it comes to life on the pages of a book. March 2 is […]
Much of the country has experienced record-breaking heat this Fall, including Central Florida. But why? Is it global warming? El Nino? A fluke? Is it just “Florida weather?”
Every time I speak to groups about my job, I get asked some of the same questions. I’m always surprised by how many misconceptions there are about television weather jobs. This is my attempt to clear up some of the confusion.
Are you happy? Or are you only “Facebook happy?”
The Dry Season: It’s the reason most people say they live in Central Florida. From mid-October to mid-May, the temperatures cool, the humidity drops, and the daily afternoon storms come to an end.
When you work in a TV news job there is an assumption made that you must be an extrovert. After all, you seem outgoing on TV. You must love to talk, since that’s all you do. You must love to be around people, because you are in their living room every single morning.
While I think many extroverted people are drawn to the TV news business, there are plenty of introverts forced to play the game.
Why do you follow someone on Twitter? Why do you like a Facebook page? What makes you like a stranger’s photo on Instagram? What motivates you to connect with someone’s network on LinkedIn?