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Weather World Meteorologists Earn Emmy Nomination

Jon Nese and Marisa Ferger are two members of the Penn State Meteorology Department who work with the show “Weather World. Their segment, WeatherWhys, was recently nominated for an Emmy by the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

WeatherWhys is an educational series which focuses on timely topics dealing with weather, astronomy and environmental issues. “Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of Chernobyl,” “Lightning and College Football” and “The Story of Leap Year” were the three segments included in their Emmy-nominated submission.

This is not the first Emmy nomination for the two. Back in 2010, Nese and Ferger received a nomination for “St. Patrick’s Day 1936 – A Taxing Flood,” a piece that focused on the Johnstown Flood of 1936.

The Mid-Atlantic Emmy winners will be announced September 22, at a gala in Philadelphia.

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Meghin Moore

Meghin is a senior majoring in Broadcast Journalism and minoring in English. She transferred from the Harrisburg campus as a junior to finish out her schooling at University Park. She has a passion for all things music, fashion, art, and food. She's a Pennsylvania native (born outside of Pittsburgh, and lived in Lebanon for 11 years), but resides in Virginia when she's not in school, and has moved a total of ten times in her life, mostly thanks to the military.


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