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Press Release

October 26, 2016

The Weather Channel Welcomes New On-Camera Meteorologist, Liana Brackett

ATLANTA (Oct. 26, 2016) - The Weather Channel television network announces that Liana Brackett has joined the company as an on-camera meteorologist.
Originally raised in Temecula, California, Brackett began her weather journey at Arizona State University where she initially studied broadcast meteorology. Fascinated with weather forecasting, she decided to change her major and transfer to University of California, Davis to study meteorology. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Atmospheric Science in 2009.
Liana started her career working as a meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Portland, Oregon. She spent over six years issuing watches, warnings and advisories for southwest Washington and northwest Oregon. She received several awards for outstanding forecasting and teamwork during significant weather outbreaks with the National Weather Service.
While she loved being behind the scenes, she left the National Weather Service in December 2015 to start a new adventure in front of the camera at Fox 12 Oregon in Portland, Oregon. With the support of her husband, David, and their two dogs, Dolce and Dasher, Liana is excited to be a new member of The Weather Channel family.
The Weather Channel television network
For more than 34 years, The Weather Channel television network has been the leader in severe weather coverage, providing the most comprehensive analysis of any media outlet. For six years in a row, Harris Poll has ranked The Weather Channel as the “TV News Brand of the Year.” With trusted meteorologists who analyze, forecast and report the weather - its expertise is unrivaled.  Engaging with fans and delivering content to feed their fascination with all things weather is paramount to the network’s mission.  With the recently launched community platform, weloveweather.tv, the network created a 2-way dialogue with fans, establishing an ongoing relationship with those that have a passion for weather. For more information visit weathergroup.com.