Greg Fishel

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Greg Fishel
Greg Fishel right profile WRAL.jpg
Born (1957-02-19) February 19, 1957 (age 62)

Greg Fishel (born February 19, 1957) is a former 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 joined WRAL in 1981, and became the station's chief meteorologist in 1989.[2] He resigned from the WRAL News Team in February 2019.[3]

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.

Awards & Recognition[edit]


  1. ^ "11pm Newscast, 8/19/1980". WMDT.
  2. ^ WRAL. "Greg Fishel ::". WRAL. Retrieved 30 December 2010.
  3. ^ WRAL. "Greg Fishel announcement ::". Retrieved 13 February 2019.
  4. ^ "Fishel receives national honor". WRAL.