Bernadette Woods Placky

Bernadette Woods Placky is an award-winning meteorologist and director of Climate Central’s Climate Matters program. Before coming to Climate Central, Bernadette spent 11 years as a TV weather forecaster. Her most recent station was WJZ in Baltimore, where she earned an Emmy for “Best Weathercaster.” Bernadette has a B.S. in Meteorology and a minor in French from Penn State University. Currently, she is a steering committee member for MAPS (Meteorology Alumni of Penn State) and serves on the Graduates of Earth and Mineral Sciences (GEMS) Board. She carries the American Meteorological Society certification and also serves on several AMS Committees.