chapter  7
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7Weather Reporting

Marysol says you need to be able to speak to viewers in a way that makes them feel comfortable. In other words, you need to be a good reporter telling a story. It just happens to be the story of today’s weather. What she does have in the background is a well-trained weather scientist. “I have a meteorologist and he’s the biggest science geek and I laugh at him all the time. I correct his spelling and he corrects my weather. ‘No,’ he says, ‘not every low pressure system is bad.’ So I say, ‘Is it going to rain or is it not going to rain?’”