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In The News | Center for Climate Change Communication, 17 Mar 2014 [cached]
Jim Gandy Tackles Climate Science in Columbia Market
A laurel to WLTX meteorologist Jim Gandy
News19 Chief Meteorologist Jim ..., 7 Jan 2014 [cached]
News19 Chief Meteorologist Jim Gandy says a high pressure system is moving east through the southern United States, and as it does, it will help to slowly push the polar air that parked across much of the eastern U.S. out of the area.
Jim ..., 1 July 2013 [cached]
Jim Gandy
Jim Gandy is chief meteorologist at WLTX-TV in Columbia, South Carolina. He has been in television weather for more than 30 years. He is certified by the American Meteorological Society (AMS) and is a member of AMS, the National Weather Association, American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Planetary Society. Here's what he has to say about being the Station Scientist.
A look at WLTX's meteorologist ..., 25 Dec 2013 [cached]
A look at WLTX's meteorologist Jim Gandy and how he has expanded his weathercasts to include climate change content in a regular segment called Climate Matters. WLTX Staff, 4 Feb 2004 [cached]
News 19's Jim Gandy brings over 25 years experience as a professional meteorologist to News 19 and has been a major force in South Carolina weather forecasting for 15 years.Gandy assumed the position of News 19 Chief Meteorologist December 31, 1999, making Columbia television history for the new millennium in the process.He has since become known as South Carolina's Weatherman.
In 1974, Jim graduated from Florida State University with a degree in Meteorology.He continued his education from 1992 to 1997 by doing postgraduate work in Atmospheric Science at the University of South Carolina.His first job was with the Center for Storm Research in Houston, Texas.In 1975, he went to work at WREG-TV in Memphis as the first meteorologist ever to appear regularly on television in that city.Jim moved to Oklahoma City in 1977 to join the meteorology staff of KTVY-TV (now KFOR-TV).Five years later, he joined the consulting firm WeatherData, Inc. in Wichita, where he served as Director of Technical Operations, providing weather forecasts for the Kansas State Network.
In June of 1984, Jim joined WIS-TV in Columbia as Chief Meteorologist.During his 14-year tenure, he became well known for his forecast of Hurricane Hugo, his coverage of the 1993 superstorm, and the Lexington County tornado outbreak in 1994.Jim was awarded the American Meteorologist Society's Seal of Approval for weathercasting.The State newspaper named Gandy Best TV Weather Forecaster in 1993, and "Columbia Metropolitan Magazine" named him Best TV Weather Personality for five consecutive years.Jim is listed in Who's Who in the South and Southwest, Who's Who in Science and Technology, Who's Who in the World.
In 1998, Jim joined Gannett Television, where he worked as a meteorological consultant with the weather staffs of the company's 22-station broadcast group.
Gandy is a member of the American Meteorological Society, the National Weather Association, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Planetary Society, and the New York Academy of Sciences.In an effort to bring the science of meteorology to schools, Jim has taught a course called Weather Science for Teachers through the Center for Science Education at the University of South Carolina.
In addition, Jim and his wife, Ann, are entrepreneurs.Their children's clothing store, Cartoon Connection, keeps them busy, when Jim isn't forecasting Midlands' weather, chasing a storm or keeping a watchful eye out for the next hurricane… all of which make him South Carolina's Weatherman.
Jim Gandy
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