Why is Ian so much more unpredictable than past storms? It’s not.
Are you and your family ready for unexpected disasters or emergencies? In correlation with National Preparedness Month in September, here are a few tips to help you plan and prepare.
Not everyone gets to leave a job on their own terms. Some are pushed out, fired, downsized, furloughed, or even given a hiatus due to an unforeseen global pandemic. I recognize how rare it is to exit a great job and career by choice, and I did not take it for granted.
More than half of my 25-year TV weather career was spent on a morning news shift. Waking up in the middle of the night is not normal. It’s a big reason why I needed to walk away when no other hours were an option.
The phrase “It takes a village” is so very true. There is no way I could have sustained a long-term, successful career without a team of people in my corner.
Never let someone tell you, “You can’t do it.” Know your limits and know your value.
I’ve worked in and around the news business for nearly 30 years. Sometimes news is “good,” but so often, it’s “bad.” Murder, financial crises, abuse, tornadoes, unemployment, robbery, hurricanes, danger, death – so much of what gets reported is the bad side of society. In journalism school I was taught, “If it bleeds, it leads” […]
**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 […]
#FakePeople Have you ever noticed how many fake people there are? Especially on social media. People portray themselves as happy or knowledgeable or insulted or offended just because they think it makes them seem better or smarter or more real. Several years ago there was a TV show with Martha Stewart. It was a celebrity […]