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 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.
Aug 20, 2015

RT @EverettFire: Our thoughts and prayers this evening for those lost battling the fire near Twisp, and for their loved ones.

Aug 20, 2015

RT @QAUMC: We are praying for the people of Twisp and Winthrop. We hold in prayer those risking their lives to battle the... fb.me/36whqOb7K

Aug 20, 2015

RT @KREM2: #BREAKING: Okanogan Co. Sheriff Frank Rogers said three to four firefighters were burned in the Twisp area. bit.ly/1WFIf6s

Aug 15, 2015

Lightning strikes WA state Aug 14. A rare event for so much lightning west of Cascades; dangerous & firestarting east pic.twitter.com/WNWMaHaejG

Aug 14, 2015

Olympia, WA #Record rainfall 0.87" / old record 0.37" 1968. Seattle about half an inch away from record (also set 1968)


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