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 t.co/fSU69BfHVS (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.
Nov 10, 2014

@NeilGalosich more funnel clouds or bigger population with social media? Ultimately, the world spins and so does the air=weather created :D

Nov 10, 2014

@NeilGalosich pour water on the floor, predict where splash goes and where largest puddle will be. We are better at forecasting weather!!

Nov 10, 2014

@NeilGalosich Many times the fast upper winds will jog south or north in response to air mass temperatures and Coriolis. Compare to .....



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