A partnership between Meteorology and Journalism provides students with hands-on experience broadcasting their weather forecasts through the "Centre County Report."

Weather on the Air: For Meteorology students, Ryan Breton and Meredith Fish, with broadcast ambitions, a partnership with the Department of Journalism provides real-world experience in front of the camera.
Ryan Breton Meredith Fish Weather Center

It's still a solid hour before sunrise with sub-zero wind chills, but nothing slows Penn State Meteorology student Ryan Breton on his way to work in Walking Building on the west side of the University Park campus, where a partnership with the Department of Journalism has him receiving hands-on experience in broadcasting. 

On the building's sixth floor—home of the Joel N. Myers Weather Center—Breton starts reviewing weather information from a variety of sources. He's on deadline, working with industry standard computer software to produce on-screen graphics and maps, getting ready to compile a daily video forecast to be used by the "Centre County Report."

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