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Edward R. Murrow award winners Bill Becker and Ezra Marcus bring you local news from throughout the Florida Keys. Catch the local news along with national & international news from AP Radio News on 104.1 US-1 Radio.
For 30-some years Bill Becker, news director at Lower Keys–based U.S. 1 Radio 104.1 FM, has provided a soothing, authoritative presence that appeals to Florida Keys listeners. Surprisingly, though his smooth voice and comfortable manner make him a broadcasting natural, working in radio was not his life’s goal. read more
US 1 Radio Assistant News Director Ezra Marcus brings 25 years of broadcast journalism experience to the Florida Keys. Originally from New York, Ezra graduated from NorthwesternUniversity and worked as a TV news reporter and agent on the mainland before joining US 1 Radio in October, 2008. Ezra anchors Evening Edition and fills in for News Director Bill Becker on Morning Magazine.
American Meteorlogical Society
Certified Consulting Meteorologist
35 Years Broadcast Weather Forecasting And Consulting Meteorological Experience
President, Continental Weather Corporation
My broadcast weather forecasting career began at local NBC affiliate WFLA TV 8 in Tampa, Florida in 1974. These were character building years wherecomputers were basically nonexistent in the weather office and we received all raw meteorological forecast guidance via facsimile machine from the National Weather Service. It was a matter of analyzing and drawing weather maps by hand for display on camera and use of crude black and white satellite and radar images.
Hourly weather reports from the areas best meteorologist, Alan Archer American Meteorlogical Society, Certified Consulting Meteorologist, 30 Years Broadcast Weather Forecasting And Consulting Meteorological Experience, President – Continental Weather Corportation
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