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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 (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

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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.

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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