John worked for WLKY in the 1980's and then for WAVE-TV in the 1990's until 2010.
the years he received various awards. Among these were a Regional Emmy
for severe weather coverage and a Special Service Award from the
National Weather Service. He was recipient of the national Mark Trail
Award from the NationaI Weather Service for public education about
He was voted Best Meteorologist of Louisville and the Best of Kentucky numerous times by different publications.
the science end of the weather, John was the first meteorologist in the
country to present a daily 14 day forecast. He was even invited to the
White House to meet with President Clinton and Vice-President Gore for a
discussion on global warming.
On the fun end of the weather, John wrote a book titled, Backyard Weather Folklore. Part of his love of weather is following the weather signs that surround us on a daily basis.