Amy Carlson

Weekend AM Weather Anchor

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Rockford, Illinois

Years at station
Since 1988

Your current position(s) held at station
Weekend Weather anchor

Other professional experience
23 WIFR Rockford, Illinois

Awards/Recognitions you have received
Excellence in Fundraising, March of Dimes
Friends of Alice award from Alice in Dairyland

B.A. Broadcasting and Film Production
University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

Hobbies and/or interests
Scrapbooking, Playing the Piano, Travel, & Water Aerobics

Community involvement
Past PTA President
Volunteer Lunch Lady
Emcee for Non Profit Organizations

Husband Tom, Daughter Sally, Son Lars

What is your favorite book?
Any Biography

What is your favorite movie?
"The American President"

What I like most about Madison?
Opportunities for Family Fun(Zoo, Olbrich Gardens, Circus Train, Family Theatre Productions, Capitol Tours, Summer Band Concerts, Great Sledding Hills, Access to University Programs and Sports events)

Describe your most interesting assignment?
I was called back to the station on a Sunday night for severe weather and ended up being on the air reporting tornado warnings until 4am!

Is there any other information you would like to share?
I love the challenges of forecasting Wisconsin weather and the variety of outdoor activities it offers. I also appreciate the opportunity of meeting so many different people from our community.

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