Nominated for: BEST Meteorologist
J.C. Monahan, the meteorologist for the weekday editions of “The EyeOpener” and “Midday” newscasts, joined WCVB-TV Channel 5 as a staff meteorologist in September 2001.
Monahan also serves as a guest meteorologist on ABC’s “Good Morning America” and is the creator and host of the weekly talk show “Boston’s View,” which can be found on WCVB’s website, TheBostonChannel.com, and seen on the weekend “EyeOpener” newscasts. Since the inception of “Boston’s View” in 2009, Monahan has interviewed such notable personalities as comedians Dane Cook and Lenny Clarke, actress Jane Seymour, Aerosmith drummer Joey Kramer and sports stars Cam Neely and Jerry Remy.
Previously, Monahan served as the weekend meteorologist for New England Cable News (NECN), a regional cable network. Prior to joining NECN, Monahan worked as the weekend forecaster and entertainment reporter for WPXT-TV in Portland, Maine. Early in her career, she was the news director for WZON-AM in Bangor, Maine, where she earned awards from the Associated Press and Maine Association of Broadcasters for Best Radio Newscast and Best Series Reporting.
After receiving a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Maine, Monahan graduated from Mississippi State University’s Broadcast Meteorology Program. She is a member of the National Weather Association and the American Meteorological Society. In 2004, Monahan was awarded the American Meteorological Society Seal of Approval in recognition of her professionalism in weather forecasting and reporting.
A Newton native, Monahan resides in the Boston area with her husband and daughter.
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