TAMPA – Mike Bennett has been named a meteorologist for WTVT Fox 13, the Tampa-based television station announced Tuesday.
Bennett will serve as the station’s meteorologist on weekend evening newscasts and fill in as needed on other newscasts.
Bennett comes to Fox 13 from WTEN-TV in Albany, N.Y. where he served as broadcast meteorologist. Earlier in his career, Bennett was a broadcast meteorologist for WSYR-TV in Syracuse, N.Y. and for Ithaca College Television. He began his career at WCBS-TV in New York as an intern.
“Growing up, I was always fascinated by Florida weather, from hurricanes to water spouts, and everything in between,” Bennett said in a statement.
A graduate of Cornell University, Bennett holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Atmospheric Science and is AMS certified.