Broadcast Meteorology Committee

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NWA Broadcast Meteorology Committee and Seal of Approval Qualifications and Procedures (dated 19 October 2014)
The Qualifications and Procedures document provides information on the purpose and composition of the NWA Broadcast Meteorology Committee. The application process to earn an NWA Television/Radio Seal of Approval or an NWA Digital Seal is detailed in the document. Additionally, recertification qualifications and display procedures for NWA Seals of Approval are provided. For more information, contact the NWA Executive Director at

NWA Seal Exam Study Portal  More than 300 MetEd modules produced by the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) and presented in 7 categories for the Seal Exam.

Recertification Documentation   This provides a link to a checklist that should be included with Recertification materials. It also includes a sample letter from a National Weather Service Office to document training through the NWS Familiarization option.

NWA Seal holders, please mail all recertification materials to:
National Weather Association
3100 Monitor Avenue, Suite 123
Norman, OK 73072

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NWA Broadcast Meteorology Committee:

Mission Statement
"Promote ethics and excellence in broadcast meteorology, through continuing education and professional development, and award the NWA Seal of Approval to those weathercasters who meet or exceed the standards of the National Weather Association."

Broadcast Meteorology Committee Chair:
Nate Johnson

  • Seal Committee Chair:
    Josh Rubenstein

  • Digital Seal Evaluation Board members:

    Bill MurrayMike MogilLarry RiceJohn HartDr. Bohumi Svoma

  • Seal Evaluation Board members:

    Benjamin E. SmithMike RawlinsJosh RubensteinCorey Christiansen
    Ben SchottJustin ChambersSpencer AdkinsChris Tomer
    James Paul DiceDr. Scott RochetteJennifer ZeppelinMike Witcher
    Byron MortonTim SimpsonKen WatersJason Nicholas
    Morgan PalmerRob HaswellCrystal EggerKeith Stellman
    Tammie SouzaRoland SteadhamJohn Toohey-MoralesFidel ‘’Phil’’ Ferro
    Jose M Garcia Jr

  • Seal Recertification Chair:
    Shawn Cable

  • Testing Chair:
    Dr. Pat Market

  • Public Relations Chair:
    Betsy Kling

  • Workshop Program Chair:
    Mike Goldberg

NWA TV/Radio Weathercaster Seal of Approval Logo

NWA Seal of Approval

NWA Seal holders can find this logo in eps and tga formats for download in the member portal.

NWA Digital Seal of Approval Logo

NWA Digital Seal of Approval