Maggie Dinizio

position: 
Chief Meteorologist
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Education: 
B.Sc. EAS, 2014
last name: 
Dinizio
first name: 
Maggie
company: 
WZDX News
current location: 
Huntsville, Alabama
What is your favorite part of your current position: 
I get PAID to talk about the weather every day! Not many people can say that their pay check comes from being able to geek out over their favorite hobby :)
How did your EAS education prepare you for your current job?: 
My EAS courses helped give me such a great background of the science behind weather processes that I was able to pick up on forecasting quickly.
What do you wish you had known as an EAS undergraduate in order to land the job of your dreams?: 
Internships and work experience during school is EVERYTHING! Having connections is so important in the world of meteorology. Meet as many professionals as you can and learn from them.