Meteorologist Julie Bologna is excited to be back in her hometown again.
Julie is the meteorologist for Channel 11 News at 5 on WPXI and Channel 11 News on Fox 53 at 10.
Julie returns to Pittsburgh and Channel 11 after working in Dallas/Fort Worth as a morning meteorologist for KTVT/KTXA-TV.
Before that, she was the morning and noon meteorologist at WPXI and PCNC for 5 years.
has covered many different types of weather.
no stranger to snowstorms in the Pittsburgh area as well as in the Northeast.
travelled to the Carolina's to cover Hurricane Floyd as it made landfall as a major hurricane.
handled wall-to-wall coverage for flooding and tornadoes.
also led viewers through continuous coverage for several ice storms and major snow storms.
has worked in several cities in Pennsylvania including: Philadelphia (WPHL-TV), Harrisburg (WHP/WLYH-TV), and Altoona (WTAJ-TV).
She's also worked at WTOV-TV in Steubenville, OH and WTRF-TV in Wheeling, WV.
She began her career in radio at WMBA-AM in Ambridge, PA as a news anchor and co-host.
is a native Pittsburgher.
She grew up in Center Twp., Beaver County and graduated with a degree in journalism from Penn State University, where she also minored in theater.
Certificate of Broadcast Meteorology from Mississippi State University
has been awarded the Seals of Approval from the National Weather Association and the American Meteorological Society
Julie has also been awarded two Emmys for Outstanding Weathercaster.
also co-authored a book about weather called "The Complete Idiot's Guide to Extreme Weather."
visits schools to talk to children about weather and to highlight career opportunities in science and communications.
Julie loves to travel and enjoys learning about new people and places.
loves to check out new restaurants when she
enjoys baking, watching movies, swimming, and kickboxing.
favorite thing is just hanging out with her
husband and two sons.