Kalin Mitchell Joins CTV Atlantic as Chief Meteorologist
— March 27, 2018
– Atlantic Canada’s leading news team adds experienced weather scientist to locally focused 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. newscasts –
HALIFAX (March 27, 2018) – CTV Atlantic announced today that Kalin Mitchell has been named Chief Meteorologist for the station’s locally focused evening newscasts, CTV NEWS AT FIVE and CTV NEWS AT SIX. Previously, Mitchell spent more than 10 years tracking weather patterns for CBC and Environment Canada.
“Kalin is both a dedicated weather scientist and an engaging broadcaster,” said Dan Appleby, News Director, CTV Atlantic. “His first-rate reputation for accuracy and professionalism makes him the perfect fit to carry on CTV Atlantic’s longstanding legacy for the region’s best weather coverage.”
Mitchell studied atmospheric science at the University of British Columbia. He is also a graduate of the Meteorological Occupational Program conducted by the Meteorological Services of Canada and Environment Canada. Mitchell is also endorsed by the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society as a broadcast meteorologist.
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