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Jim Buchanan, Chief Meteorologist
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brings over 35 years of broadcasting experience to FOX43 News
He was born in Ephrata and grew up locally in Lancaster and Berks Counties and graduated from Conrad Weiser High school
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career as a Top 40 radio disk jockey in 1971 and was "up and down the radio dial" in Central PA, Cleveland and Philadelphia until he
made the break into television in Harrisburg in 1982.
He's been our main broadcast meteorologist since 1995 and delivers the FOX43 Next 24 hour, Hour by Hour and Where You Live forecasts -plus 3day and 7day FoxFuturecast, 10day Long Ranger and 3Degree Guarantee weeknights on FOX43 News at Ten.
Jim has a Journalism/Broadcasting degree from Penn College in Williamsport and a certificate of Broadcast Meteorology from Mississippi State University.
He is an avid golfer.
all time favorite public course is Galen Hall G.C. in Berks County and favorite local private club is the Country Club of Harrisburg
Jim also enjoys boating on the Chesapeake and is an American Flyer "S" gauge toy train collector and enthusiast.
You can also hear his
voice on local, regional and national radio and tv commercials - many of which are recorded at his
home audio facility...Studio7.
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2008 Bike and Hike Event!
We also had great food, the new "Bike & Hike Store," and appearances from Bob Rudy of 98.5 The Peak and Jim Buchanan from WPMT Fox 43.
Jim Buchanan of WPMT Fox 43 News at 10
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brings nearly 30 years of broadcasting experience to FOX43 News at Ten.He
was born in Ephrata and grew_up locally in Lancaster and Berks Counties.Jim
has had the National Weather Association's Broadcast Seal of Approval since 1985.Jim
career as a Top 40 radio disc jockey in 1971 and was_up and down the dial in central PA ( plus Cleveland and Philadelphia ) until he
break into television in 1982.You can also hear his
voice on local , regional and national radio and TV commercials.He received an associates degree for Journalism and Broadcasting from Penn College and a certificate of Broadcast Meteorology from Mississippi_State University
.Jim has_been FOX43's main broadcast meteorologist since 1995 and delivers the exclusive FOX43 weather forecast... including Seven Day Long Ranger , FOX Futurecast , What to Wear Weather and the Three Degree Guarantee
is an avid golfer and enjoys boating on the Chesapeake.Lancaster County