Joe Witte Biography
Joe Witte (born 1943) is currently a researcher at the Goddard Spaceflight Center specializing in Visual Communication of Climate Science and Television news visualizations. He adapts science content for use by 2000 television meteorologists around the country. Witte left television after a long career in meteorology.
Joe has conducted scientific work on a floating ice island in the Arctic Ocean, has flown in three hurricanes, and was the first television broadcaster to report live audio from the eye of the hurricane. He also was the anchor for A&E’s 13-week series, ‘Disaster Chronicles.’ In addition, Joe has worked for WITI-TV in Milwaukee, WABC-TV in New York, ABC’s ‘Good Morning America’, WCBS-TV in New York, KING-TV in Seattle.
Joe Witte Age
Joe Witte was born and grew up in Seattle, Washington, the United States in 1943.
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Joe Witte Height
Joe witte height is 6 ft 3 in(191 cm)
Joe Witte Career
Witte left television after a long meteorological career. Most recently, he was the morning and midday weathercaster for TBD TV, a local cable news network owned by Albritton Communication headquartered in Rosslyn, VA and serving Washington, D.C. Prior to that, he worked at Washington’s ABC affiliate, WJLA, also owned by Albritton and headquartered in the same Rosslyn facility.
From 2003 to September 2008, when he was released by the station, he served as the weekend weathercaster at WJLA. He was brought back in November 2008 to replace popular longtime morning weathercaster Ron Riley, who retired with NewsChannel 8 after 15 years. Witte worked for WCBS-TV, WABC-TV, and WNBC-TV in New York City, as well as at stations in Seattle, Milwaukee, and Philadelphia.
He was the longtime weatherman on the morning program Today in New York while on WNBC-TV. Witte served from 1983 to 1999 as the weatherman for the former NBC News program NBC News at Sunrise and from 1992 to 1999 as the weatherman for Sunday Today. Witte has also filled in for John Coleman on ABC’s Good Morning America, and for Willard Scott, and Al Roker on NBC’s Today Show.
He helped make the beta project tape for the initial Weather Channel by John Coleman. Witte then served CNBC four years of reporting on the effects of the weather on the business world from 1999 to 2003. He continues to perform voiceover work for sponsor identities that appear before some segments of NBC’s Today. Witte has often reported as a weather expert on NBC Nightly News and Dateline NBC and has been a chief meteorologist for NBC’s Super Channel NBC Asia and NBC Europe. He also made appearances on MSNBC as a meteorologist.
In 1985, Witte was on the air non-stop for Hurricane Gloria and also for the 1996 Blizzard for over eight hours each for both events. Local Emmys for the 1996 and 2003 Hurricane Isabel Blizzard are among his awards. Joe Witte began his career as a USGS glaciologist working on the ice of South Cascade Glacier, WA.
He was the principal investigator on ice islands-3 in the Arctic Ocean studying the Greenhouse infrared radiation budget as well as Arctic cloud, winter and summer ice crystals. Next was 1 year at Princeton’s Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, where original computer modeling for climate change was created.
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