Greg Fishel

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Greg Fishel
Greg Fishel right profile WRAL.jpg
Born (1957-02-19) February 19, 1957 (age 57)
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Nationality American
Occupation Meteorologist

Greg Fishel (born February 19, 1957 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania) is a meteorologist for WRAL-TV in Raleigh, North Carolina. He received his B.S. in Meteorology from Pennsylvania State University in 1979.

Fishel began his broadcast meteorology career in 1979 with WMDT in Salisbury, Maryland.[1] He has been at WRAL since 1981, and became the station's chief meteorologist in 1989.[2]

Fishel was the first certified broadcast meteorologist in the United States. He chaired the American Meteorological Society Broadcast Board Committee to develop the 100-question exam for the Certified Broadcast Meteorologist program.

Fishel is also the chair of the North Carolina State Climate Office Advisory Committee and a member of the Advisory Commission for the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "11pm Newscast, 8/19/1980". WMDT. 
  2. ^ WRAL. "Greg Fishel :: WRAL.com". WRAL. Retrieved 30 December 2010. 
  3. ^ "Fishel receives national honor". WRAL.