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New York, NY
Meteorologist, Producer and Presenter, Al Jazeera America — Al Jazeera
As seen in:  Al Jazeera
Covers:  weather

Weather is my business and business is good. Meteorologist NYC and back to Seattle. FB http://tinyurl.com/ljnvgbf (opinions are own)

Rebecca Stevenson's Biography

Currently at Al Jazeera America since June 2013. Completed 5 years as Chief meteorologist: Kiro7 Seattle. Campaigned for Doppler radar and gained exclusive coverage of new NWS Doppler on WA coast. Acted as station diplomat for visiting scientists and encouraging education.
8 years prior: meteorologist King5, NWCN.
Completed educational and experience standards for AMS and NWA seals, active member with each group.
Almost 2 Bachelor degrees with one more class ...

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Northwest Cable News

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes.

How is social media changing news?

Rumors and fiction can be quickly passed around as fact. A person can become biased on a story before it is verified truth.
Sep 01, 2015

@tretzen typically no hurricanes due to type of energy, Google the Columbus Day storm 1962, that was the closest we got to hurricane!

Aug 30, 2015

@tretzen while wind to 50mph was expected, 80mph possible. Possibility realized! So, yes, this WAS a rare storm!

Aug 30, 2015

RT @SEACityLight: Some progress. Down to just over 14K customers, with almost 200 outages to repair.

Aug 30, 2015

RT @NWSPortland: Rain will spread into the Willamette Valley between 11pm (far western) - 4am (south & east) tonight. #pdxtst #orwx http://…

Aug 30, 2015

RT @BMacTV: Your peak wind gusts from today's wind storm in the Portland metro area and Central Valley. pic.twitter.com/Xu1WMDz7Km

Aug 30, 2015

RT @KSeattleWeather: From own experience, winds today were strongest I've seen since legendary Dec. 14-15, 2006 windstorm.


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