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Panel to discuss broadcast meteorology career opportunities
[09.13.2011]

TAMPA, Fla. -- The West Central Florida Chapter of the American Meteorological Society is hosting a Broadcast Meteorologist Panel at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22 in ISA 1051.

Partnering with the University of South Florida and the National Weather Service, the panel will offer insight into the profession, atmospheric science and the communication methods of broadcast meteorology.

The panel will include television meteorologists from the Tampa Bay region, which is ranked 15th in the United States for television broadcasting. These include Steve Jerve from WFLA, Andy Johnson from WTVT and Bobby Deskins from WTSP.

The panel will be moderated by Jennifer Collins, associate professor in the Department of Geography, Environmental Science and Policy at USF and president of the West Central Florida Chapter of the American Meteorological Society, and Brian LaMarre, the Meteorologist in Charge at the National Weather Service in Tampa.

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