Mark Mancuso to Appear Before Worldwide Audience
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. May 8, 2009 - AccuWeather.com, the world's leading multimedia weather information source, today announced that nationally-known TV broadcaster and meteorologist Mark Mancuso has joined their on-air team. Mancuso will add his unique perspective and persona to AccuWeather.com's worldwide broadcasts on AccuWeather.com and AccuWeather.com Mobile, and to the AccuWeather Television Network.
"Mark is known to tens of millions of viewers through his past appearances on The Weather Channel," said Barry Lee Myers, Chief Executive Officer of AccuWeather, Inc. "With Mark's move to AccuWeather.com, he will be part of a new team focused on the science, accuracy, communication, and entertainment value of weather for all media - web, mobile, broadcast, digital, and more. I know his many fans will look forward to following him to his new home."
"As soon as you walk through the door, you feel the enthusiasm that the people at AccuWeather.com have for both weather science and for empowering and engaging the audience," Mancuso said. "It's not about stars or egos. It's about offering the 'best weather available anywhere and everywhere.' That's what makes the combination of my experience and AccuWeather.com's approach to weather a perfect fit for web, mobile and television audiences."
Mancuso is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University, a close neighbor of AccuWeather.com. During his time at Penn State, AccuWeather's Founder and President, Dr. Joel N. Myers, was one of Mark's professors of meteorology.
About AccuWeather, Inc. and AccuWeather.com
AccuWeather is the world's leading multimedia weather information source, dedicated to saving lives, protecting property, and helping people prosper. It presents accurate, localized, branded forecasts and severe weather bulletins to over 110 million Americans each day via the Internet, mobile devices and IPTV, through the airwaves, in print and on digital signage. The 113 meteorologists at AccuWeather deliver a portfolio of customized products and services to media, business, government, and institutions, and inform millions of visitors worldwide through the free AccuWeather.com website. AccuWeather also provides content onto more than 200,000 third-party Internet sites, including CNN Interactive and ABC's owned and operated stations, The Washington Post and The New York Times. Visit www.AccuWeather.com for more information.
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