Laura Tobin

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Laura Tobin
BornLaura Elizabeth Tobin
(1981-10-10) 10 October 1981 (age 32)
Northampton, England
EducationDuston Upper School
Alma materReading University
OccupationMeteorologist
Years active2007–present
EmployerITV Breakfast
Known forWeather forecaster
 
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Laura Tobin
BornLaura Elizabeth Tobin
(1981-10-10) 10 October 1981 (age 32)
Northampton, England
EducationDuston Upper School
Alma materReading University
OccupationMeteorologist
Years active2007–present
EmployerITV Breakfast
Known forWeather forecaster

Laura Elizabeth Tobin (born 10 October 1981) is an English broadcast meteorologist, currently employed by the ITV Breakfast programme Daybreak.[1]

Early life[edit]

Tobin was born and raised in Northampton. She attended Duston Upper School, gaining A-Levels in Mathematics, Physics and Art, and then studied Physics and Meteorology at Reading University.

Career[edit]

On graduation from University in 2003, she joined the Met Office. On completing her training, she was assigned in October 2004 to the Cardiff Weather Centre, where she gained experience of broadcasting on BBC Radio Wales. In 2005, Tobin moved to RAF Brize Norton, providing aeronautical meteorology reports and briefings to Royal Air Force transport crews, and to the media of the British Forces Broadcasting Service (BFBS).

BBC Weather[edit]

Tobin joined the team of BBC Weather Centre forecasters at the end of 2007, eventually regularly appearing on BBC News channel, BBC World News, BBC Radio 5 Live, and the on-demand interactive services of BBC Red Button found on digital terrestrial (DVB-T) and digital satellite (DVB-S) TV. She also regularly presented the weather for the BBC News at One on BBC One.

Daybreak[edit]

On 3 September 2012 she joined the newly relaunched ITV Breakfast programme Daybreak as the weather presenter.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Daybreak ITV Press Centre, 28 August 2012

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