Everton Fox

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Everton Fox (born 1964)[1] is a British weather presenter, currently working for Al Jazeera English.

After working for the Met Office and the BBC Weather Centre, he moved to the Al Jazeera English channel in 2007. Fox's footnote in history is to have been the first ever black weather-presenter to appear on the BBC.[2]

Career[edit]

Everton A. Fox[1] worked for the then Department of Social Security as a civil servant and in 1991 joined the Met Office, completing the forecaster foundation programme in March 2000. He joined the BBC Weather Centre in 2000, working initially on BBC World and BFBS television. He went on to become Radio Five Live's main weather forecaster, and also appeared regularly on BBC News 24 and BBC World.[3]

He left the BBC Weather Centre in February 2007 to join Al Jazeera English.

He was born in Cambridge, England.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "England & Wales, Birth Index: 1916-2005". Ancestry.com. Generations Network (subscription required). 2008. Retrieved 20 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Other news and programme presenters". Al Jazeera English. Retrieved 8 October 2012. 
  3. ^ "FANTASTIC MR FOX". Black in Britain. Black in Britain. Archived from the original on 1 August 2012. Retrieved 20 April 2012.