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Former WXIA/WATL GM Bob Walker Upped at The Weather Channel

Bob Walker, who has been with The Weather Channel for a year, as been upped to EVP and GM of networks and content for The Weather Channel Companies. Walker’s new role will include responsibility for all of TWCC’s live and original programming, including on-air and digital content as well as the TWC Radio Network.  He will continue to report to president and CEO, Mike Kelly.

Prior to joining TWCC, Walker was the president and general manager of WXIA-TV and WATL-TV in Atlanta. He’d been president and GM of WXIA-TV since 1996 and of WATL since 2006, when Gannett acquired the station.

Walker spent 22 years with Gannett.

The Weather Channel’s Jim Cantore Surprised by Thunder Snow, Again

Weather Channel meteorologist Jim Cantore sure seems to experience a lot of lightning and thunder on-camera, even for a weather guy.

Covering the snowy thunderstorm in Chicago this week, Cantore jumped in surprise as thunder and lightning cracked across the sky (video above).

It turns out that this type of thing happens to him a lot.  Here’s another snowy thunderstorm from 1996…

And here’s some more thunder snow from 2008… Read more