On October 26, WDIV-TV (Detroit) Meteorologist and Reporter Andrew Humphrey, CBM, will be at the University of Michigan to receive the Climate & Space (CLaSP) department’s Alumnus of the Year Award and give an accompanying lecture. His lecture is titled “Broadcast Meteorology: Weather and Communications in the 21st Century.”
Humphrey is an Emmy award winning meteorologist and reporter and has earned the AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) distinction and delivers science and technology reports for “Tech Time With Andrew Humphrey” on the station.
Prior to WDIV, Humphrey was chief meteorologist at WUPW-TV in Toledo. He was also seen around the world on CNN and CNN International and got his start in Washington, D.C. at NBC’s WRC-TV and then Fox’s WTTG-TV.
Born and raised in Silver Spring, MD., near the nation’s capital, Humphrey went to school in Wolverine country, earning his BSE in Meteorology from the University of Michigan. He went on to earn his MS in Meteorology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he wrote his thesis on “The Behavior of the Total Mass of the Atmosphere.”
His awards include the 2009 Emmy award for weather anchoring from the Michigan Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the 2006 Spirit of Detroit Award from the Detroit City Council and the 2000 Community Service Award from NABJ.