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Cindy Fitzgibbon

Nominated for: BEST Meteorologist

Cindy Fitzgibbon, who joined WCVB-TV 5 April 8 as the meteorologist for NewsCenter 5's EyeOpener, said she has wanted to be a meteorologist since the sixth grade.

"I have always been a weather nerd. I love the change that weather brings every day," she said. Fitzgibbon, a native New Englander, grew up in Windham, Maine.

"Natick is home now," Fitzgibbon said. "I am rooted in the community with my husband and two sons, ages 7 and 5."

"The benefit of having of the early morning shift is that I can still be involved with my kids in the afternoon," she said.

Fitzgibbon, who studied meteorology at Lyndon State College in Vermont, has forecast the weather for 17 years and spent the last decade as a meteorologist in Boston.

She covered the deadly tornadoes of June 2011, the devastating ice storm of Dec. 2008 and Tropical Storm Irene in Aug. 2011.

"I've also covered perhaps 300 snowstorms," she said with a laugh.

After getting her degree in meteorology, Fitzgibbon started her career in Bismarck, N.D., and worked in Burlington, Vt. and Fort Myers, Fla., before coming to Boston in 2002.

She has been nominated for three Emmy awards.

"Don't ask me to pick a favorite season. I love them all," she said.



Read more: http://www.wcvb.com/tv/news-team/-/9850618/19670654/-/ocpvluz/-/index.html#ixzz2UcCJUCWo

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Pete F. on June 22, 2014

You're the best!

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Marie T on June 4, 2013

Love her!

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Cheryl T. on June 4, 2013

She's just so cute and sweet, I trust her reports. Glad Channel 5 was smart enough to pick her up.

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Martha H. on July 27, 2012

Always accurate, upbeat and friendly

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Chuck S. on July 27, 2012

CINDY IS THE BEST!! I DO NOT START MY DAY WITHOUT SEEING HER GIVING THE WEATHER REPORT!! SHE BRINGS SUNSHINE TO ALL, AND MAKES YOUR DAY BETTER!!

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Rody F. on July 26, 2012

Brains, Beauty,Accuracy,Personable, Great with Kids, and loves life.
What more could you want?

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Lisa C. on July 25, 2012

Cindy Fitzgibbon is THE BEST meteorologist we have in Boston!

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Tiffany K. on July 25, 2012

I've been following Cindy's weather forecasts for years and she is by far the best meteorologist I know! I can always count on her forecasts!

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Patricia G. on July 25, 2012

cindy fitzgibbon is the best meteorologist she has our vote she's also very pretty and has the best wardrobe of any seen on tv

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Patricia B. on July 25, 2012

Please vote for my good friend, Cindy! She is smart, funny and sure does know her weather! :)

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