When I first started out in TV my goal was to get a job in Chicago but what I quickly learned was you couldn’t get a job straight out of college in such a huge city.
Working through a hurricane is much different than just living through a hurricane.
Did you know that most TV weather anchors do NOT read from a script? Also, there is no such thing as a “normal” schedule in TV news.
“Where do you buy your clothes?” was one of the most-asked questions I ever received during my years of forecasting weather on TV.
There is no such thing as a holiday in TV news. And there are several times each year that no one is allowed to take a vacation.
Since there is no such thing as a “weather boy” there shouldn’t be a “weather girl” either.
Never let someone tell you, “You can’t do it.” Know your limits and know your value.
**This blog post was EDITED on 4/2/20 to say…. In light of our country’s position in the COVID-19 pandemic, I have decided to extend my stay at WESH for a few more weeks. My last day on Sunrise will be May 22. Stay safe, friends!** “Your life does not get better by chance. It gets […]
It was 15 years ago today (9/26/04) that Hurricane Jeanne made landfall near Stuart with winds measured at 121 miles per hour (Category 3). It was the 3rd hurricane to travel across Central Florida in 6 weeks on the heels of Hurricanes Charley and Frances. Jeanne was remarkable, in and of itself, causing three direct […]
Sometimes it happens on a quiet weather day, but more often it happens during big events, like impending tornadoes, hurricanes, and severe thunderstorms. I finish a complete forecast on television, and someone emails, calls or tweets and says, “I just saw you on TV. I heard your forecast, but I want to know what you […]