Broadcast Weather: Gretchen Mishek
Gretchen Mishek was born and raised in the St. Paul area of Minnesota, announcing early in life that she intended to be a meteorologist.
She graduated from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Fl where she majored in Meteorology and minored in Mathematics and Physics.
During her junior year of college she was enrolled at the renowned University of Edinburgh in Scotland where she studied Physics as well as Meteorology.
first taste of the television industry during a weather internship with KMSP-TV
in Minneapolis, MN. Weather Central, Inc.
, headquartered in Madison, WI became the next beneficiary of Gretchen's talents.
While working for Weather Central, she trained television meteorologists and managed the implementation of weather graphics systems in 35 states from Maine to Hawaii as well as in Canada, Latin America and the UK.
In addition to local stations, she
has also made technological and aesthetic contributions to three major networks (ABC, NBC
has helped TV stations in every corner of the US to become more competitive in their market by introducing them to hardware, software, and graphics innovations in weather broadcasting.
husband recently welcomed a baby boy to their family.