Monday, December 13, 2010

Local TV News Notes...Global Maritimes Gets Meteorologist, and /A\ Windsor Moves Down the Dial


Native Maritimer to lead both evening newscasts at the station where his meteorological career began

Global Maritimes is pleased to announce the return of meteorologist Trevor Adams to its weekday news team. Beginning this Monday, December 13, Adams will use his extensive meteorological skills, and vast knowledge of Maritimes climate patterns to provide Global viewers with the most precise and up-to-date weather information in the region. Adams can be seen weeknights on Global Maritimes’ Evening News at 6:00 pm, and at 11:00 pm on the News Final newscast.

“Bringing someone of Trevor’s calibre back to Global represents our continued dedication to providing Maritimers with the most informative and locally-relevant newscasts possible,” said Troy Reeb, Vice President, Global News. “Trevor’s experience across the Maritimes has earned him the respect of his peers and the trust of the community alike. His expertise and extensive meteorological training are a huge advantage in giving our viewers the accurate weather information they need to plan their day.”

A Moncton-native, Adams began his meteorological career at Global Maritimes as the weekend weatherman in August of 2000. After a brief stint at CBC’s Toronto affiliate, Adams returned to Global Maritimes where he presented the weather part time until 2007. Adams is passionate about learning, and holds several degrees, including his Bachelor of Journalism from the University of King’s College, a Master of Science degree from Mississippi State University, and is currently working towards his doctorate in education. Adams is a member of both the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (CMOS) and has obtained the American Meteorological Society (AMS) Seal of Approval.

In addition to being a full time meteorologist, Adams also teaches geography part time through Saint Mary’s University’s continuing education department. He is fluent in French and American Sign Language.

Global Maritimes’ Evening News airs weeknights at 6:00 pm AST. News Final airs at 11:00 pm AST

/A\ Windsor Moves From Channel 60 to Channel 26 on Jan. 8, 2011 For TV Antenna Viewers For viewers who catch their favourite /A\ Windsor programs on Channel 60 via over-the-air television antenna, change is on the way. Starting January 8, 2011, /A\ Windsor moves down the dial from Channel 60 to Channel 26. This switchover is the result of area wireless service upgrades.

//A\ Windsor viewers who tune in to the station via antenna on Channel 16 or on Cogeco Cable Channel 6 are not affected by the switchover, and will continue to access /A\ Windsor on the same channel.

Starting today, /A\ Windsor will be launching a four-week advertising campaign to announce the change. A series of ads reminding viewers of the /A\ Windsor move from Channel 60 to Channel 26 will run on local television and radio and in print.

/A\ Windsor programming dates and times will not be affected by these changes.

These press releases are from the official corporate media websites. 

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