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

Meteorologist with heart in Seattle but lives/works in New York at Al Jazeera America. FB 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.
Dec 12, 2014

@BrianBledsoe: Trailing weaker storm to our east will hinder New Mexico's ability to bring moisture to Front Range #cowx

Dec 12, 2014

RT @ScottSKOMO: Here is latest Edmonds-Kingston ferry run -- that's in knots, so multiply by 1.15 for mph (56 mph!) pic.twitter.com/eY81pAw8NS

Dec 12, 2014

RT @JimCastillo5: Watch @veraktla for the latest information on this strong cold front, the wind, high surf, rain totals on the way pic.twitter.com/unYEvPZt9k

Dec 12, 2014

RT @wxdam: Concerned about the threat for a potential spin-up tornado or two with this squall coming ashore in Santa Barbara Co. pic.twitter.com/Q2HZAMtSAW

Dec 12, 2014

@1130reporter definitely helps..sadly it's happening too fast to end the drought, but it will greatly improve! Hope for snowpack to stay.



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