Caretaker, Program Director, Chief Meteorologist... Apprentice DJ
Bill is the Program Director, Chief Meteorologist, Caretaker, and DJ for 92.1 WLNG FM in Sag Harbor, NY. He is a 15-time Emmy Award Winner, Awarded the Ellis Island Medal of Honor, and is a NY Times Best Selling Author.
For the past 30 years Bill was the Senior Meteorologist for WABC-TV Channel 7 Eyewitness News, 95.5 FM WPLJ Radio and 77 WABC AM Radio.
He also can be heard on the ABC Radio Network, ESPN Radio and Martha Stewart Radio. He has filled in for Ginger Zee on ABC News’ “Good Morning America”, appeared on “Good Morning America Weekend”, “ABC News With David Muir”, ”LIVE! with Kelly And Ryan","ESPN's "Sports Center", The Discovery Channel's "How Stuff Works," and "The View".
In 1985, Bill was awarded the prestigious broadcast Seal of Approval from The American Meteorological Society and has been honored by The National Weather Service as "Outstanding Meteorologist." Bill was recently awarded "Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters" from Dowling College, Oakdale, NY and "Honorary Doctorate of Science" from Centenary College in Hackettstown, NJ.
When he's not forecasting the weather, Bill is a New York Times Best Selling Author for his novel "Category 7," a techno-thriller about a hurricane bound for New York City. His other works include "Frozen Fire," "Dry Ice," "Blackmail Earth," and a weather book for kids titled, "It's Raining Fish & Spiders." Bill has appeared on the New York stage, playing himself in "The Radio City Christmas Spectacular" at Radio City Music Hall. He's also appeared on Broadway as the candlestick "Lumier" in Disney's "Beauty and the Beast." He has performed stand-up comedy on "The Punch Line Circuit," "Comedy Nation" and "Dangerfield's." He is a member of the Friars Club, The NY Broadcasters Association and The American Meteorological Society.