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Board Member

MASSACHUSETTS BROADCASTERS HALL OF FAME
2243 Commonwealth Avenue
Newton, Massachusetts 02466
United States

Company Description: Honoring the most influential individuals of the areaís broadcasting industry, the Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame commemorates the noteworthy achievements...   more
Background

Employment History

  • Meteorologist
    Channel 5
  • Co-Chief Meteorologist
    Channel 5
  • Meteorologist
    WCVB-TV
  • Co-Chief Meteorologist
    WCVB-TV

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Co-Founder
    SkyWatchers

Education

  • bachelor's Degree
    University of Michigan
  • master's degree
    University of Michigan
73 Total References
Web References
MASSACHUSETTS BROADCASTERS HALL OF FAME | Board of Directors
www.massbroadcastershof.com, 27 July 2014 [cached]
Dick Albert
Channel 5's longtime co-chief ...
www.bostonnewscoverage.net [cached]
Channel 5's longtime co-chief meteorologist, Dick Albert announced his plans to retire from the station last week. After 31 years at WCVB, Albert will give his last forecast on February 26.
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WCVB President and General Manager Bill Fine said in a statement, "Dick Albert's passion for meteorology, coupled with his ability to deliver the most accurate information to New England viewers, is extraordinary and well recognized by all.
Boston Globe Online / Living | Arts / Ratings storm brewin' as Leonard joins Ch. 5
search.boston.com, 6 April 2002 [cached]
The most important factor might have been Leonard's longtime friendship with Channel 5 meteorologist Dick Albert, and the two had long talked of working together."I think we have a great personal and professional admiration for one another," said Leonard.Channel 5's interest in Leonard dates back several years, but since he and Albert were both lead anchors for their stations, any chance of a pairing seemed remote.
But last August, Albert, who has battled prostate cancer, stepped down from the 11 p.m. newscast and was replaced by David Brown.
MASSACHUSETTS BROADCASTERS HALL OF FAME | Dick Albert
www.massbroadcastershof.org, 1 April 2014 [cached]
Dick Albert MASSACHUSETTS BROADCASTERS HALL OF FAME | Dick Albert
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Dick Albert
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Dick Albert
Dick spent 31 years as co-chief meteorologist with WCVB-TV, Boston from 1978 to his retirement in 2009. In 1987 he was voted second most popular weathercaster in the US by Television / Radio Age.
A constant, genial presence in local television, Dick spent 31 years as co-chief meteorologist with WCVB-TV, Boston from 1978 to his retirement in 2009. In 1987 he was voted second most popular weathercaster in the US by Television / Radio Age. During his career he received multiple regional Emmy's, was recognized with the prestigious Silver Circle Award for Lifetime Achievement by the national Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in 2004. In addition to daily forecasting, Albert worked on children's specials and the educational vehicle, "Albert's Weather Wagon. He did many special news series and stories, including features on the Blizzard of '78 and the 1953 Worcester Tornado. Albert has" always passionate about the weather."It's not only my vocation, but my lifelong avocation."

www.bostonnewscoverage.net, 18 Feb 2009
[cached]
Channel 5's longtime co-chief meteorologist, Dick Albert announced his plans to retire from the station last week. After 31 years at WCVB, Albert will give his last forecast on February 26.
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WCVB President and General Manager Bill Fine said in a statement, "Dick Albert's passion for meteorology, coupled with his ability to deliver the most accurate information to New England viewers, is extraordinary and well recognized by all.
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