Meteorologist Mike Breunling joining WAOW - WAOW - Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

Meteorologist Mike Breunling joining WAOW

Posted:
  • Most Read StoriesMost Read StoriesMore>>

  • Radar Alert

    Stormy night in central Wisconsin

    Stormy night in central Wisconsin

    A few scattered light showers through early afternoon, then heavier rain and storms possible toward evening.More >>
    A few scattered light showers through early afternoon, then heavier rain and storms possible toward evening.
    More >>
  • Newsline 9 says goodbye to Cami Mountain

    Newsline 9 says goodbye to Cami Mountain

    (WAOW) -- It's a bittersweet day at Newsline, as we say goodbye to Cami Mountain. Cami is leaving us to start an exciting new chapter in her life as a mother.Friday morning, hundreds of you left your well wishes on our Facebook page. And we gave her a special surprise for her last day on air. We are happy to announce Paige Hulsey will be taking over the chair on Tuesday.More >>
    (WAOW) -- It's a bittersweet day at Newsline, as we say goodbye to Cami Mountain. Cami is leaving us to start an exciting new chapter in her life as a mother.Friday morning, hundreds of you left your well wishes on our Facebook page. And we gave her a special surprise for her last day on air. We are happy to announce Paige Hulsey will be taking over the chair on Tuesday.More >>
  • Stewart says Ward's death will affect him forever

    Stewart says Ward's death will affect him forever

    (AP Photo/Terry Renna, File). FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2014, file photo, Tony Stewart is introduced before the NASCAR Daytona 500 Sprint Cup series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla.(AP Photo/Terry Renna, File). FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2014, file photo, Tony Stewart is introduced before the NASCAR Daytona 500 Sprint Cup series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla.
    Tony Stewart says the death of Kevin Ward Jr. will "affect my life forever" as he returned to the track for the first time since his car struck and killed the fellow driver during a sprint-car race in New York.More >>
    Tony Stewart says the death of Kevin Ward Jr. will "affect my life forever" as he returned to the track for the first time since his car struck and killed the fellow driver during a sprint-car race in New York.More >>

Veteran Meteorologist Mike Breunling has joined the Weather team at WAOW Television, the local ABC affiliate in Wausau, WI. The announcement was made today by Brad Heinkel, Station Manager for WAOW. "A strong weather team has long been a Hallmark here at WAOW. I’ve known Mike for many years and applaud his deep local experience and genuine commitment to our community. He will be a great addition to an already superb team of meteorologists.”

Mike Breunling joins WAOW after serving as Chief Meteorologist at WSAW since 1997. Mike received an M.S. in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is an active member of the American Meteorological Society and earned the A.M.S. Television Seal of approval in 1999. Mike is a trusted and familiar face of weather coverage in the Wausau / Rhinelander market.

John Laughrin, WAOW News Director was involved in bringing Mike Breunling on board. “We’re thrilled to have Mike join our team! We’re continually working to give our viewers the best weather coverage possible. Justin Loew, Tony Schumacher and Mike Breunling will now join forces, giving us the most experienced team of meteorologists in the area.”

Mike Breunling will begin his new duties at WAOW in several weeks. "This move to WAOW will present exciting new personal and professional opportunities for me.”

WAOW is part of Quincy Newspapers, Inc., dba “Quincy,” a family owned company headquartered in Quincy, Illinois. Quincy owns 12 television stations (ABC, NBC, FOX, CW), 2 radio stations and 2 daily newspapers operating in 7 states.


Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WAOW. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Chief Engineer Russ Crass at 715-842-2251. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.