Rebecca Stevenson on Muck Rack

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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 with heart in Seattle but lives/works in New York. FB http://t.co/hfNZXxYGsg (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.
Jul 05, 2015

@GalleriadiGiani p.s. Your handmade jewelry is beautiful! (Do you buy gems in NYC too? Ohhh that city is addictive :)

Jul 05, 2015

Seattle feels like heat records have broken for a week!! But we are about to set a new long run..NWS shows... pic.twitter.com/kXrcWLLbfe

Jul 04, 2015

@littlebitykitty oh ok! Today we have had the hottest high on July 4th at Sea-Tac!! Records kept since 1945. Before that was diff location

Jul 04, 2015

@JasonK9ing HAHA!!! I need emoticon for "I'm very grateful for the Declaration of Independence"

Jul 04, 2015

@littlebitykitty on this, from 1958-2009 there are 11 selected Sea-Tac temps 80+ on July 4. Is the period of record 1945-2015?



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