John Patrick

TV Meteorologist, TV Personality

1974 –

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Who is John Patrick?

John Patrick is the Chief Meteorologist at WZVN-TV in Fort Myers, Florida. John delivers the forecast weekday evenings on ABC7 News at 5pm, 6pm, 7pm & 11pm. Prior to officially being named Chief Meteorologist on August 5, 2011, John was the meteorologist on ABC7 Morning News and ABC7 News at 9am from April 4, 2005 through April 6, 2011, when John moved to the evening newscasts on a trial basis.

"JP," as he is commonly known on TV, was part of the team of eight meteorologists that provided around-the-clock coverage of landfalling Hurricane Wilma in October 2005 that was simulcast on WZVN and WBBH. This coverage won the Waterman Broadcasting Team a First Place Florida Associated Press Award. In 2007, John won a Second Place Florida Associated Press Award for Best Weathercast in a Medium Sized Television Market. In Florida, the Medium Sized TV Markets include Jacksonville, West Palm Beach, Pensacola, And Fort Myers. Then, in 2008, John won a First Place Florida Associated Press Award for Best Weathercast. John worked alongside his WBBH brethren again on a simulcast during the landfall of Tropical Storm Fay in August 2008. John was nominated for an Emmy Award in 2008 for Best Weathercast and in 2009 in the On-Air Talent/Weather Anchor category. Again in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 John won the First Place Associated Press Award for Best Weathercast.

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Born
Apr 16, 1974
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Mississippi State University
  • Duquesne University

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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