Julie Bologna

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Julie Bologna is an American television meteorologist who was the chief meteorologist at WPXI-TV in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania until 2011 as April 7, 2012 she start as meteorologist over at WFAA in Dallas, Texas.

Early life

Bologna was born in Center Township, Pennsylvania. She graduated from Penn State University in 1994 with a degree in journalism and received her broadcast meteorology certificate from Mississippi State University.[1]

While at Penn State, she received an internship at WDVE in Pittsburgh.[2]

Career

After graduation, Bologna began her career at low-power WMBA-AM in Ambridge, Pennsylvania. She then worked at stations in Philadelphia, Harrisburg, Altoona, Steubenville, and Wheeling before becoming the morning and noon meteorologist at WPXI in Pittsburgh in 1999.[3] In 2004, she left WPXI for a similar position with KTVT in Dallas-Fort Worth[4] before returning to WPXI in 2008.[5]

Bologna left WPXI on July 13, 2011.[6]

Bologna has received two local Emmys for her weather reporting.[7]

She has also co-authored a book entitled The Complete Idiot's Guide to Extreme Weather.

She is now working at ABC Channel 8 in Dallas.

References

  1. ^ http://www.post-gazette.com/tv/20030209bologna0209fnp9.asp
  2. ^ http://www.wpxi.com/slideshow/entertainment/20145545/detail.html
  3. ^ http://www.wpxi.com/station/17557995/detail.html
  4. ^ http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/04206/350869-237.stm
  5. ^ http://www.wpxi.com/news/16924275/detail.html
  6. ^ http://www.postgazette.com/pg/11193/1159768-67.stm?cmpid=newspanel0
  7. ^ http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/s_155906.html