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Media Appearances - George Kourounis

I often do interviews and live remote reports for TV, radio, and print media as well as providing weather stock footage and photos. Here are some of the places where I've turned up:

All Media Inquiries Please Contact:

george@stormchaser.ca

Send E-Mail To George Kourounis

or call: (416) 258-8432

TELEVISION APPEARANCES: 102
www.angryplanet.tv

Angry Planet - Outdoor Life Network - My storm chasing/extreme exploration television series.

Airing around the world on OLN, The Weather Network, The Travel Channel, MAV TV, and numerous other networks in over 100 countries. A full listing can be found here.

3 seasons were produced totalling 39 episodes, filmed in over 30 countries on all 7 continents.


Unearthed - The Weather Network
Unearthed - The Weather Network - Multi-part series filmed in Arctic Canada, Greenland & Antarctica. The series showcases extreme, remote environments and climate. The premiere is April 6th, 2014.

CTV Morning Ottawa
CTV Morning Ottawa - Live, morning show interview. March 14, 2014

Rogers - Daytime Ottawa
Rogers - Daytime Ottawa - Live, morning show interview. March 14, 2014

National Geographic Channel - Worst Weather Ever?
National Geographic Channel (UK) - Worst Weather Ever? - On camera interview as part of this special show on weather & climate. We filmed it in New York City, where I was during hurricane Sandy.

Weather Caught On Camera

The Weather Channel
The Weather Channel - Weather Caught On Camera
 
Another new show for The Weather Channel. This one features an interview with me and some video clips. The new episode of Weather Caught On Camera has a segment where I talk about our tornado encounter in Kansas from May 22nd, 2008. It was my 38th birthday and we (Cloud 9 Tours) were chasing a tornado producing storm that got very, very close to our location.

SKY News
SKY News, U.K. - Live Skype interview about Cyclone Phailin making landfall in India.

Discovery Channel Canada
Discovery Channel Canada - Daily Planet
- Interview with Ziya Tong during the "Adrenaline Junkies" Theme week - Oct. 2013
- Interview with Ziya Tong during the "Forces of Nature" Theme week - April 2013
- 2 interviews regarding Hurricane Sandy - Oct. 2012
- Interviewed by Jay Ingram re: Angry Planet - March 5th, 2007
- 2 remote interviews before (Louisville) & after (Detroit) Hurricane Rita - Sept. 2005
- Details from Erta Ale volcano expedition - Feb 10th, 2005
- Segment showing the training for the Ethiopian volcano descent - Jan. 20th, 2005
- Interview featuring storm chase vehicle technology - Oct. 19th, 2004
Daily Planet

National Science Foundation

Science Nation
National Science Foundation - Science Nation
 
Some of my Hurricane Sandy footage is being used by the National Science Foundation for an online video series entitled Science Nation.
 
The NSF's Science Nation is an online magazine examining the breakthroughs and the possibilities for new discoveries about our planet, our universe and ourselves. Each week, Science Nation takes a dynamic, entertaining look at the research -- and the researchers

Strangest Weather on Earth
The Weather Channel - Strangest Weather On Earth
 
The new TV series, "Strangest Weather on Earth" is now airing on the U.S. Weather Channel. I was interviewed on-camera for this program several months ago in Florida where I talked about several different topics, including volcanic lightning.

Land And O'Leary Exchange - CBC
CBC - Lang & O'Leary Exchange
 
I was a guest on the Lang & O'Leary Exchange, chatting about my adventures and climate change. The show airs on CBC television and CBC News Channel.

World's Weirdest Weather
Channel 4 UK - The World's Weirdest Weather
 
I appear on camera in the first episode, talking about some of the world's strangest lightning phenomena, including the Catatumbo everlasting lightning storm in Venezuela. April 30 2013

Global News

Global News
April 12th, 2003
Sept. 9th, 2004
June 15th, 2005
Aug/Sept. 2005 - Live call ins before & interview after hurricane Katrina.
June 21st, 2006 - Interviewed regarding weather warnings & the public.
Aug 21st, 2009 - Interviewed regarding Ontario tornado outbreak.
May 2013 - Phone interview regarding the El Reno, Oklahoma EF-5 Tornado
May 2013 - Global News Edmonton - Phone interview from Tornado Alley
Oct. 2013 - Global News Vancouver - Live, in-studio with Let's Talk Science

Good Morning America
ABC - Good Morning America
 
May 2013 - Some of my tornado footage was used on Good Morning America national morning show.

CTV Ottawa - Morning Live
CTV Ottawa
Morning Live - In-studio on the CTV Ottawa morning show, promoting my April, 2013 talk for the Royal Canadian Geographical Society.
News - May 2013 - Phone interview from Tornado Alley.

Earthe Action Wek - The Weather Network
The Weather Network - Earth Action Week
 
I was a part of a panel of experts on a "Virtual Town Hall" special television program that was produced as part of Earth Action Week.

Huffpost Live
HuffPost Live - Interview re: Weather prediction
 
I was a guest on the live streaming news site for the Huffington Post. The topic was weather forecasting, computer models and a little bit of chaos theory thrown into the mix.

Cake Boss - TLC

Some of my Hurricane Sandy footage was used in an episode of Cake Boss, on TLC.
Discovery Channel - Curiosity: Volcano Time Bomb
 
Some of my volcano footage was used in a new episode of Curiosity that showcases dangerous volcanoes around the world.

CNN
CNN - Interview re: Tornado Outbreak
 
LIVE interview via satellite with Brooke Baldwin regarding a series of rare, January tornadoes that touched down in the southern U.S. Jan 30 2013

http://www.theweathernetwork.com/
Avalanches - The Weather Network
 
Jan. 2013 - I was heavily involved in the filming of avalanches in Kootenay Pass, B.C. for The Weather Network including:
 
- The first ever LIVE broadcast of an avalanche on the Network (Video)
 
- Successfully placing cameras directly in the path of an avalanche using a custom, protective "Crash-Cam" (Video)


Cake Boss on TLC
Cake Boss - TLC
 
Some of my Hurricane Sandy footage was used in an episode of Cake Boss, on TLC.

How The Earth Made Man
How The Earth Made Man - History Channel
 
I am interviewed as an expert in this 2 hour special on how our bodies contain biological clues to ancient events and evolutionary processes.

MAV TV
Angry Planet - Now on MAV TV
 
My adventure/travel show, Angry Planet has a new U.S. broadcaster - MAV TV

Channel 9 News Australia
Channel 9 News Australia
Oct. 2012 - Phone interview during hurricane Sandy.
May. 2013 - Phone interview from Tornado Alley.

Today Show Australia
Today Show Australia
Oct. 2012 - Phone interview during hurricane Sandy.
May. 2013 - Phone interview from Tornado Alley.

History Channel 2 - Serial Killer Earth
Serial Killer Earth - History Channel 2
 
Some of my hurricane footage was used in this new weather series for History Channel 2

WJET - Erie, PA
WJET - Erie PA
 
ABC affiliate WJET interviewed me via Skype regarding our up-close tornado encounter in Kansas on May 19th

Stormhunters on The Weather Network
Stormhunters on the Weather Network - 2012 Winter Season
 
3 new full length half hour episodes of the Stormhunters series on The Weather Network. I was the director of photography and appear on camera with TWN meteorologist Mark Robinson as we document winter weather in 3 parts of Canada. East Coast, West Coast and the Arctic.

Finding Stuff Out - TV Ontario Kids
TVO Kids, TV Ontario - Finding Stuff Out
 
March, 2012 - I make 2 appearances in this kid's science series: One where I get set on fire to demonstrate my volcano heat suit and another where I report back from a tornado chase.

CHCH Hamilton - Morning Live
CHCH TV, Morning Live - Hamilton, Ontario
 
A live, in-studio interview with Nicola Jones on their morning show.

Alpha TV News - Greece
Alpha TV News - Greece
 
Intervied in Athens, Greece re: the TEDx Athens event.

Discovery Channel - Adrenaline Lab
Discovery Channel "Adrenaline Lab" with Bear Grylls
 
Here's a link to the recently released video interview I did for the Discovery Channel website. It's called the "Adrenaline Lab". Myself and other adventurers from around the world gathered in New York and we were interviewed by "Man vs. Wild" host and survivalist Bear Grylls.
 
Watch The Video
 
We had a lot of fun shooting it. Here are a couple of behind the scenes videos too:
Behind The Scenes #1 Behind The Scenes #2

BBC News
BBC News - Phone-in interview during Hurricane Irene in New York - Aug. 2011

Fox News
Fox News Network - Live uplink interview for On The Record with host Greta Van Susteren re: Florida tornado outbreak - Feb. 2nd, 2007
Fox News Network - Live call-in interview re: Kansas tornadoes - April. 25th, 2007
Fox News Network - Three live call-in interviews re: Greensburg, Kansas tornado- May. 5th, 2007
Fox News Network - Live call-in interview during hurricane Dean - Aug. 19th, 2007
Fox News Network - Live call-in interviews during hurricane Gustav & Ike - Sept. 2008
Fox & Friends - Live call-in interview during hurricane Irene - Aug. 2011
Geraldo at Large- Live call-in interview with Geraldo Rivera during hurricane Irene - Aug. 2011
Geraldo at Large- Live call-in interview with Geraldo Rivera during hurricane Sandy - Oct. 2012
Fox & Friends - Live call-in interview during hurricane Sandy - Oct. 2012
Fox News Network - Live call-in interview from Tornado Alley - May 21st, 2013

The Weather Network
The Weather Network - News
Storm Footage Used - July 17th, 2004
Featured in a news story on storm chasing - July 14th, 2005
July 11th, 2005 - Call in interview from hurricane Dennis.
Aug. 31st, 2005 - Live interview & taped segments following hurricane Katrina
Hurricane Rita & Wilma Footage Used - 2005
Featured in a news story re: Angry Planet - March 12th, 2007
Featured in a news story on tornado tourism - May 2011
Interviewed at the studio en route to Hurricane Irene - Aug 26 2011

Global News Toronto
Global TV News Toronto - News feature on the "Top Ten Event" fundraiser that I spoke at. 10 influential Canadians, each on the stage for 10 minutes, talking about 10 things you need to know before you die. Watch the video here.

Connect with Mark Kelley
CBC News Network - Aug 01, 2011 - Connect with Mark Kelley. I filmed a segment called "Ask Me Anything" where I was set up with a table & chairs on a beach and the public was able to sit down and ask me any questions they wished. It was a lot of fun to shoot and the folks asked some great questions. Here's a link to the video.

Sun News Network
Sun News Network - May 25 & 26 2011. Phone-in and Skype interviews regarding the tornado outbreaks in Missouri & Oklahoma
Phone & Skype Interviews regarding Hurricane Irene - Aug 2011
Phone Interviews during Hurricane Sandy - Oct 2012

RADX - Big Life
RADX Network - April 2011 - My adventures were featured in an interview segment on the featurette series Big Life. That showcases people that face risk, adventure & danger.

Travel Channel
World's Worst Weather - Travel Channel - My tornado chasing and volcano climbing adventures are featured in a new 3 part series. Nov 7th 2010.

Stormhunters
Stormhunters - The Weather Network - I join meteorologist Mark Robinson in his Weather Network series Stormhunters as we document hurricane Earl in Nova Scotia and Hurricane Igor in Bermuda.

CBC News
CBC National News
Phone in interview from "Tornado Alley" - May 24th, 2004
CBC Morning News - Aug. 21st, 2009 - Live in-studio interview regarding the Ontario tornado outbreak.
CBC Newsworld - Oct. 08th, 2009 - Live in-studio interview regarding the Pacific Typhoons & Earthquakes.
CBC News Network - April. 18th, 2010 - Live in-studio interview from New York re: Icelandic volcano eruption
CBC News Network - Sept. 3rd, 2010 - Interview in Halifax re: Hurricane Earl
CBC News Network - May 23rd, 2011 - Phone interview regarding the Joplin, Missouri tornado disaster
CBC News Network (French) - May 25th, 2011 - Phone interview regarding the U.S. tornado outbreaks
CBC News Network - Aug. 2011 - Phone interview during Hurricane Irene in New York
CBC News Network - Oct. 2012 - Phone interviews during Hurricane Sandy
CBC News Network - May 2013 - On-camera interview after the El Reno EF-5 tornado
CBC News Windsor - May 2013 - Phone interview after the El Reno EF-5 tornado

Angry Planet - Travel Channel - My storm chasing television series is now airing on the Travel Channel in Europe, Asia, Africa, The Middle East & New Zealand.

The History Channel
History Channel - Timelapse footage used for "Japan's Atomic Bomb" Documentary
History Channel - On camera interviews and Ethiopia expedition to the Erta Ale volcano was featured in the 2 hour special: "Gates of Hell"

Breakfast Television Breakfast Television Live on City TV Toronto

Personal Appearances: With live simulcasts on Cable Pulse 24

- Nov. 15th, 2002 - June 4th, 2003
- Sept. 22nd, 2003 - Feb. 8th, 2005
- Sept. 1st, 2005 - Oct. 26th, 2005
- Aug. 8th, 2006 - March 16th, 2007
- Nov. 23rd, 2007 - March 3rd, 2010
- Oct 7th, 2013
Live reports from Hurricane Isabel:
Sept. 17th, 18th, & 19th, 2003 And
Hurricane Frances: Sept. 2004
City T.V. Toronto

CP24
CP24 - LeDrew Live Show - Oct. 15th, 2009 - Live, in studio interview commenting on the Colorado "Balloon Boy" who was thought to have drifted away on an experimental weather balloon.
CP24 - LeDrew Live Show - Aug. 28th, 2009 - Live, on location interview from scene of Vaughan Tornado.
CP24 - @ Noon Show - Aug. 21st, 2009 - Live, in studio interview commenting on the Ontario tornado outbreak.
CP24 - Live Breaking News - Aug. 20th, 2009 - Live, phone-in reports from the scene of the Vaughan Tornado.
CP24 - LeDrew Live Show - Aug. 12th, 2009 - Live, in studio interview commenting on lightning strike victims.
CP24 - @ Noon Show - Aug. 10th, 2009 - Live, in studio interview commenting on recent storms in Toronto.
CP24 - News - Oct. 2012 - Live, in studio interview regarding hurricane Sandy.

 Canada A.M.
Canada A.M. National Morning Show
Sept. 17th, 2003 - Hurricane Isabel
Sept. 1st, 2004 - Hurricane Frances
Sept. 2nd, 2005 - Hurricane Katrina
Sept. 28th, 2005 - Hurricane Rita
March 5th, 2007 - Angry Planet
March 20th, 2008 - Angry Planet season 2
Nov. 17th, 2008 - California wildfires
Dec. 31st, 2008 - Top 5 weather stories of 2008
Aug 21st, 2009 - Ontario tornado outbreak
Oct. 27, 2010 - Severe Weather Across North America
April 18, 2011 - 3 day tornado outbreak in the U.S.
Oct 29, 2012 - Phone interview during Hurricane Sandy
May, 2013 - Phone interview from Tornado Alley
C.T.V.

Global News

Global News
April 12th, 2003
Sept. 9th, 2004
June 15th, 2005
Aug/Sept. 2005 - Live call ins before & interview after hurricane Katrina.
June 21st, 2006 - Interviewed regarding weather warnings & the public.
Aug 21st, 2009 - Interviewed regarding Ontario tornado outbreak.
May 2013 - Phone interview regarding the El Reno, Oklahoma EF-5 Tornado
May 2013 - Global News Edmonton - Phone interview from Tornado Alley

CityPulse
April 12th, 2003 - CityPulse News at 6
Aug. 22nd, 2003 - CityPulse News at 6
Sept. 2004 - CityPulse News at 6
Sept. 1st, 2005 - Hurricane Katrina
Aug. 21st. 2009 - City Online - Live in studio interview regarding the Ontario tornado outbreak.
Aug. 26st. 2012 - City News - Interview regarding Hurricane Isaac

CTV News Network
CFTO & CTV News Network - Dec 27th, 2006 - News segment on my wedding on top of Yasur Volcano.
CFTO - Segment on Angry Planet - March 5th, 2007
CTV News Network - Aug. 9th, 2007 - In studio interview re: Weather modification in China.
CTV News Network - Nov. 3rd, 2007 - Live phone in interview from Nova Scotia during Post Tropical Hurricane Noel
CTV News Network - March. 15th, 2008 - In-studio interview commenting on the tornado that hit downtown Atlanta
CTV News Network - Nov. 8th, 2008 - Phone in interview regarding hurricane Paloma.
CTV News Network - Nov. 16th, 2008 - Phone in interview regarding California wildfires
CTV News Network - Dec. 13th, 2008 - Phone in interview regarding Northeast U.S. ice storm.
CTV News Network - Aug. 20th, 2009 - Phone in report from the scene of the Vaughan tornado
CFTO - On the scene interview at Vaughan tornado damage path - Aug. 20th, 2009
CTV News Network - April. 25th, 2010 - Live phone in interview re: Mississippi Tornado
CTV News Network - June. 20th, 2010 - Live phone in interview re: Floods in Alberta & Sakatchewan
CTV News Network - Sept. 2012 - 2 live, in-studio interviews re: Hurricanes Isaac & Leslie
CTV News Network & CFTO - Oct. 2012 - In-studio and phone interviews before & during Hurricane Sandy.
CTV News Network - Nov. 5th 2012 - In-studio interview regarding nor'easter storm headed for New York.
CTV News Network - Dec. 17th 2012 - In-studio interview - My top 3 natuaral disaster threats for 2013.
CTV News Network - May 2013 - 4 Live phone interviews from Tornado Alley re: outbreaks.

Sci-Trek: Volcanoes
Discovery Channel - Sci-Trek: Volcanoes - Several of my photographs from Krakatau and Nyiragongo volcanoes were used in this documentary TV program.

TLC - "Wild Weddings" - May 29th, 2009 - Featuring my wedding on the crater's edge of the erupting Yasur volcano in Vanuatu.

Omni TV
Omni 1 TV - "Edo & Tora" Greek Program
Storm Chasing & Volcano Interview - Feb 2006
Angry Planet & Gemini Award Interview - Sept 2008
Edo & Tora

MSNBC
Dateline - NBC & MSNBC - A feature on the intercept of Hurricane Gustav in Louisiana. Watch it here.
Dateline NBC

CNN
CNN - Interview segment during hurricane Gustav. Sept 1st, 2008
CNN Anderson Cooper 360 - Live interview from Naples, Florida Oct. 21st 2005 - Hurricane Wilma

The Weather Channel Australia
Angry Planet - Weather Channel Australia - My storm chasing television series is now airing on the Weather Channel in Australia as of Jan. 2008.

Dominican TV News - On location interview immediately following my traverse of the Boiling Lake. July 6th 2007

Entertainment Tonight Canada
Entertainment Tonight Canada - Interview/segment with Roz Weston, Sr entertainment reporter - March 15th 2007

MTV Canada
MTV Canada - Guest appearance for Your MTV Live - Topic: Global warming & climate change - Feb. 12th, 2007

Rogers Digital - Interview for Your World This Week - Feb. 9th, 2007

Outdoor Life Network
Outdoor Life Network - "Countdown: 25 Worst Outdoor Jobs"
Footage used for Volcanologist & Storm Chaser Segments.
Worst Outdoor Jobs

Discovery Channel
Discovery Channel - USA - Hurricane footage used for "Everything You Need To Know: Hurricanes" March 8th, 2006

Channel 4
Channel 4 - UK - Hurricane footage used for "Year The Earth Went Wild" Documentary

NOVA
NOVA PBS - "Storm That Drowned a City" Documentary program
Hurricane Katrina footage used.
PBS

National Geographic Channel
National Geographic Channel- Footage used for "Inside Hurricane Katrina" TV program.

Spiegel TV
Spiegel TV - Germany - Footage used from hurricane Katrina & Rita - Sept. 2005

A-Channel
A-Channel - Interviewed after hurricane Katrina - Sept. 1st, 2005

MSNBC
MSNBC - Interviewed during hurricane Dennis - June 10th, 2005

CTV Newsnet
CTV Newsnet - "Countdown" Primetime national news program
Live via satellite from Milton, On. - June 22nd, 2005
Countdown

G4Tech TV
G4TechTV - "Call For Help" technology show
Taped segment - June 16th, 2005
Taped segment on storm chasing technology - Oct 11th, 2005
Call For Help

CBC Newsworld - The Hour
CBC Newsworld - "The Hour" Daily prime time series hosted by George Stoumboulopoulas - June 14th, 2005
July 10th & 11th, 2005 Live interviews via satellite from hurricane Dennis, Pensacola, Florida.

Outdoor Life Network
Outdoor Life Network USA - "Countdown - 25 Most Dangerous Places"- June 4th, 2005
Features an interview and footage from my expedition to the Danakil Depression
25 Most Dangerous Places

The Science Channel
msn.com Video Highlights - "Inside A Volcano"
Discoveries This Week - clip from The Science Channel - May 3rd, 2005
www.msn.com

Rogers Television
Rogers T.V. London, Ont.
Guest on Jim Chapman Live - March 15th, 2005
Jim Chapman Live

The New RO - Ottawa
Guest on the Breakfast @ The New RO Morning Show - Nov. 26th, 2004

CBS
CBS Television
Category 6 - Day of Destruction Mini Series Nov. 14th & 17th
Some scenes feature stock footage showing me in Hurricane Frances
Category 6

Fox News
Fox News Network
Phone interviews During Hurricane Frances & Jeanne - Sept. 2004.
Phone interview for Fox & Friends Morning show - Sept. 2004.
Fox & Friends

WCBS
WCBS - New York
Hurricane Frances interviews - Sept. 3rd, 2004 - Juno Beach, Florida

Televisa
Televisa - Mexico
Hurricane Frances interview - Sept. 2004.

Discovery
Discovery Channel - Disaster Detectives
Featured on the episode - "Tornado Chasers" - Feb. 2004
My tornado footage was also used on - "Science of Tornadoes" - 2004

Toronto 1
Toronto 1 Morning Show - Toronto Today
Weather Photo Of The Week - Nov. 28th, 2003
Presented By Meteorologist Natasha Ramsahi
Weather Picture Of The Week

KBS
Korean Broadcasting System
Washington Bureau
Sept. 17th, 2003
KBS

Telemundo  
Telemundo
Sept. 17th, 2003

Rogers Television

Rogers T.V.
Simcoe-Grey Region
&
Toronto Region

Daytime
Daytime Live Talk Show
- April 4th, 2003 (Simcoe)
- June 19th, 2003 (Simcoe)
- Aug. 27th, 2003 (Toronto)
- Sept. 18th, 2003 (Simcoe: Live call-in from Hurricane Isabel)
- June 24th, 2004 (Simcoe)
- Jan. 10th, 2005 (Simcoe)
- Feb. 25th, 2005 (Simcoe)
- Nov. 14th, 2005 (Simcoe)
- April. 23rd, 2007 (Simcoe)
First Local First Local. News & Information Program

National Geographic Explorer National Geographic Explorer Television 1998 - "Tornado Hunters"

BBC Television BBC T.V. - 1999

 

RADIO APPEARANCES:

Sirius XM
May 2013 - Sirius XM Satellite Radio - Phone interview on the Arlene Bynon Show


News 91.9
May 2013 - NewsTalk 91.9 New Brunswick - Phone interview from Tornado Alley for "Maclean in the Morning"

CBC Ottawa - All In A Day
Oct. 24 2013 - CBC Ottawa - In studio interview on "All In A Day" with Alan Neal

DAWG FM Ottawa
Oct. 23 2013 - DAWG FM Ottawa - Phone interview promoting a speaking event for the Royal Canadian Geographical Society

CFRA
April 17th 2013 - Phone interview promoting a speaking event for the Royal Canadian Geographical Society
Aug. 21st 2009 - Phone interview after the Vaughan tornado. CFRA, Ottawa

CHML
March 6th 2007 - CHML News/Talk Radio Hamilton, ON
April 17th 2013 - CHML News/Talk Radio - The Matt Holmes Show
May 2013 - Phone interview from Tornado Alley

Gold FM - Melbourne, Australia
Oct. 29 2012 - GOLD FM, Melbourne, Australia - Phone interview from New York during hurricane Sandy

KTSA San Antonio
Oct. 29 2012 - KTSA San Antonio, Texas - Phone interview from New York during hurricane Sandy
May 2013 - Phone interview from Tornado Alley

Am 640 Toronto
Oct. 29 2012 - Am 640, Toronto - Phone interview from New York during hurricane Sandy

Weatherbrains
Sept 17, 2012 - Interview on the Weatherbrains radio talk show

http://www.thestuphfile.com/
June, 2012 - Phone interview in the Internet Radio show "The Stuph File" with host Peter Anthony Holder.
June, 2013 - Phone interview after the El Reno, Oklahoma EF-5 Tornado

Free Radio U.K.
April 8, 2012 - Phone interview with U.K's Free Radio Network.

Big Picture Science

SETI Institute

Sept. 13. 2011 - Phone interview for "Big Picture Science", which is a one hour science show that is produced at the SETI institute's radio studio in Mountainview, California.

The entire episode, entitled "Whither the Weather can be found here.
My segment on storm chasing, can be found at this link

The show is carried on the NPR Public Radio Satellite System and is also podcast on iTunes. It was a lot of fun being interviewed by such a prestigious, scientific organization.


BBC World Service Radio
Aug. 2011 - Phone interview BBC World Service Radio during Hurricane Irene

CJAD
Aug. 21st 2009 - Phone interview after the Vaughan tornado. CJAD, Montreal.
Sept. 4th 2010 - Phone interview during Hurricane Earl. CJAD, Montreal.
Aug. 27th 2011 - Phone interview during Hurricane Irene.
Oct. 29th 2012 - Phone interview during Hurricane Sandy.

680 News - Toronto
Aug 19th 2007 - 680 News Radio - Phone interview during hurricane Dean. An online article from their website can be found here.
April 21st 2010 - Phone-in interview regarding Earth Day.
Aug. 21st 2011 - Phone-in interview regarding Toronto storms & Goderich tornado.

FM 96 London
Sept. 2nd, 2005 - FM 96, London - Interview with "Tucker & Taz in the Morning"
Aug.23rd, 2011 - FM 96, London - Interview with "Tucker & Taz in the Morning" Re: Goderich Tornado
Aug.25th, 2011 - FM 96, London - Interview with "Tucker & Taz in the Morning" Re: Tornado Warnings
Oct.29th, 2012 - FM 96, London - Interview with "The Taz Show" Re: Hurricane Sandy
May, 2013 - FM 96, London - Interview with "The Taz Show" Re: Toronto Flooding
July 9th, 2013 - FM 96, London - Interview with "The Taz Show" Re: El Reno EF-5 Tornado

CFRB NewsTalk Radio
Ted Woloshyn Morning Show - Sept.18th, 2003 - Live report from Hurricane Isabel
The Jim Richards Show - March 29th, 2004
Aug. 20th & 21st, 2009 - Numerous phone-in reports and interviews regarding the Ontario tornado outbreak.
Feb. 27th 2010 - Phone-in commentary on Chile earthquake & Hawaii tsunami warning.
July 31st 2011 - Phone interview promoting the "Top 10 Event" in Toronto.
Oct. 29th 2012 - Phone interview During Hurricane Sandy.
May 2013 - 2 Phone interviews from Tornado Alley re: tornado outbreaks & El Reno EF-5

TheDominican.net The Dominican - June 29th, 2011 - Hour long phone interview with a station from the island nation of Dominica. Listen to the full interview HERE. (MP3 File 41MB)

CKNW CKNW Vancouver - May 23rd, 2011 - Phone interview regarding the Joplin, Missouri tornado disaster

CJME News Talk 980 Regina July 14th 2010 - Phone interview with CJME NewsTalk Regina re: Saskatchewan storms.

BRMB Radio April 22nd 2010 - Phone interview with BRMB Radio in the U.K. with host Tim Shaw.

AM 980 London Aug. 21st 2009 - Phone interview after the Vaughan tornado. AM 980, London.

570 News Kitchener
Aug 2nd 2006 - 570 News Radio Kitchener, ON.
Aug 21st 2009 - 570 News Radio Kitchener, ON. - Phone-in interview regarding the Ontario tornado outbreak.

CJBK - London
Aug 21st 2009 - CJBK News/Talk London, ON - Phone interview after the Vaughan tornado.
Aug 2nd 2006 - CJBK News/Talk London, ON - The Shauna Rae Show.
July 12th 2010 - CJBK News/Talk London, ON - The Shauna Rae Show.
Oct. 29th 2012 - CJBK Interview during hurricane Sandy

770 NewsTalk Calgary
July. 18th, 2013 - CHQR News/Talk Calgary - Phone interview about storm chasing.
Sept. 1st, 2009 - CHQR News/Talk Calgary - Live phone interview regarding hurricane Jimena.
Aug 19th, 2009 - CHQR News/Talk Calgary - The World Tonight Radio Show. Live phone interview regarding hurricane Bill.
Aug 20th, 2007 - CHQR News/Talk Calgary - The World Tonight Radio Show. Live phone interview from hurricane Dean in Jamaica.
Aug 1st 2006 - CHQR News/Talk Calgary - The World Tonight Radio Show.

Wawatay News July 2nd 2009 - Phone-in interview for the Wawatay Radio Network.

940 Montreal Dec 28th 2008 - 9400 News Radio Montreal - Phone interview.

88.5 FM Ottawa March 8th 2007 - Live 88.5 FM Radio - Ottawa - Interview re: Angry Planet

CBC Radio - Thunder Bay
March 8th 2007 - CBC Radio - Thunder Bay - Interview re: Angry Planet & Thunder Bay forest fires
June 23rd 2009 - CBC radio Sudbury with host Dan Lessard - Phone interview regarding tornado safety.
May 2013 - Metro Morning, Toronto - Interview from Tornado Alley
Oct. 2013 - Metro Morning, Toronto - Live in studio, talking about science education.

CHML March 6th 2007 - CHML News/Talk Radio Hamilton, ON

www.shocknetradio.com May 2006, 2010 & 2011 - Shocknetradio.com - Co-hosted the "American Heathen" radio show with R.J. Evans. Simulcast on Freethoughtradio.com

CFAX 1070
- Telephone interviews for CFAX 1070 news radio station in Victoria, British Columbia.
- Nov. 17th 2005
- April 13th, 2006

CBC Radio One March 20th 2006 - Nine telephone interviews on the art & science of weather prediction for local CBC radio stations across Canada - Ottawa, Moncton, Sudbury, Gander, Winnipeg, St. John's, Thunder Bay, Windsor & Calgary.

Radio Europe Mediterraneo Oct. 2005 - Radio Europe Mediterraneo - Telephone interview for the REM FM station in southern Spain.

NHCWX Radio Jan. 10, 2006 - NHCWX Internet Radio - Interviewed on the Severe Weather Central Show.

570 News Sept. 2nd, 2005 - 570 News Kitchener - Interview after hurricane Katrina.

The Ocean 98.5 Victoria
Sept. 1st, 2005 - "The Ocean" 98.5 - Interview with Mike Forbes on the morning show.
Sept 25th, 2005 - Interviewed during hurricane Rita

FM 96 London Sept. 2nd, 2005 - FM 96, London - Interview with "Tucker & Taz in the Morning"

CBC Radio One
Metro Morning with guest host Jane Hawtin on CBC Radio One.
Sept. 2004. Metro Morning with Andy Barrie.
Sept. 2004. Ontario Today with Allen Neal.
June. 14th, 2005. Phone-in reports on the Ontario Tornado warnings.
June. 15th, 2005. Phone-in with CBC French radio re: tornadoes.
Dec. 15th, 2005. Phone-in, answering questions regarding the winter storm.
March 13th, 2006. Phone-in, answering questions regarding the tornado watches.
Oct. 201 Metro Morning Phone interview during hurricane Sandy.

CJOB Winnipeg
CJOB Winnipeg
Live report from "Tornado Alley" May 25th, 2004
Sept. 2004 - Live reports from Hurricane Frances
July 2005 - Live reports from Hurricane Dennis
Sept. 2005 - Hurricanes Katrina & Rita

Broadcast News
Broadcast News - Syndicated
Phone in report from "Tornado Alley"
May 24th, 2004

KFBK
NewsTalk 1530 KFBK
Los Angeles, California
Sept 18th, 2003

Warren On The Weekend Hosted By Peter Warren
June 7th, 2003
Sept. 3rd, 2005
Heard on the Following Stations:
CKNW Vancouver CJOB Winnipeg CHQR Calgary CHED Edmonton CFPL London

AM 610 CKTB St Catherines
June 2nd, 2003 - The Drive@Five with Larry Fedoruk on Newstalk 610 CKTB Niagara.
Sept. 2004 - Phone report from Hurricane Frances.
May 2013 - 2 Phone interviews from Tornado Alley.

CBC Ottawa
- The Afternoon show on CBC Radio Ottawa.
- "Go" national radio show Sept. 5th, 2003. Hosted by Brent Bambury
- Live report from Hurricane Isabel. Sept. 18th, 2003

XFM 101.1 Jan 16th, 2002: Special thanks to Mauler & Rush for the radio interview on the "Unknown Morning Show" on 101.1 XFM in Ottawa.

MOJO Radio AM 640
The Humble & Fred morning show on MOJO Radio A.M. 640
- Jan 4th, 2002
- June 10th, 2003

 

PRINT & INTERNET ARTICLES:


Ottawa Sun
Ottawa Sun - Article on my adventures, leading up to my appearance at the Outdoor & Adventure Travel Show, March, 2014


Metro Newspaper July 18 2013
Metro - An article on my storm chasing was featured in the cross-canada daily Metro Newspaper, July 18th, 2013.

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One of my photos has been chosen to grace the cover of the latest issue of Far Afield, the news bulletin for the Canadian chapter of the Explorers Club.
 
The photo is of a Texas lightning storm I photographed during my recent storm chasing trip to the central U.S.

Canadian Geographic - June 2013
Canadian Geographic Magazine - A question and answer article that I did appears in the June, 2013 issue of the magazine.
 
 
In addition, on May 28th I did a LIVE Twitter interview with Can Geo while out in the field on my annual storm chase trip. As I was doing the interview, there was a tornado on the ground, near Bennington, Kansas!
 
It made for an interesting interview, to say the least. Read it HERE

The Goddess Of The Hunt
The Goddess Of The Hunt - An online Greek creative collective did a feature article on me and my adventures around the world.

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Australian News - May 2013 - One of my interviews from Tornado Alley was used by several news outlets in Australia.

AOL Travel - Featured the video from the interview I did with "Man Vs. Wild" survival expert, Bear Grylls. Watch it here
May 16, 2013 - AOL featured one of my lightning pictures in their "10 Must-See Photos"

Canadian Geographic Wicked Weather 2013
May 2013 - Canadian Geographic Magazine - Thank you Canadian Geographic Magazine for inviting me to write the intro for their 2013 "Wicked Weather" special collector's edition issue. The photos inside are stunning and all of them have been submitted by readers across the country. We certainly have all types of weather in this vastly diverse nation of ours. Find it on news stands now.

Outpost Magazine
May 2013 - Outpost Magazine - The new issue of Outpost Magazine features an article that I wrote that talks about my expedition to a brand new island off the coast of Tonga that we visited while filming an episode of Angry Planet a few years ago. We almost didn't make it due to rough seas, mechanical problems and, well, the list goes on and on. We eventually had to swim to shore.

A Daredevil's Guide to Storm Chasing
Jan. 2013 - A Daredevil's Guide to Storm Chasing - Several of my photos are featured in a new kid's book that showcases all different aspects of what storm chasing is like.
 
Photos of my storm chases shown in the book include: Hurricane Igor in Bermuda, and tornado chases in Texas and South Dakota.
 
Published by Capstone Press.
 
It is available for purchase on Amazon.

Eco Traveller Magazine
Dec. 2012 - Eco Traveller digital magazine - Features a 4 page Q & A interview I did with them about my adventures, travel, and the environment. Find it online here.

Maclean's Magazine - Extreme Weather
Nov. 2012 - Maclean's Magazine - Extreme Weather Special Edition - Maclean's Magazine just released a special edition all about extreme weather and I make a few appearances in it.
 
There is a 2-page photo of me at Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia, during Hurricane Noel, taken just as a huge rogue wave came crashing over the rocks and came slamming down on top of me and my truck. It's never a good thing when you have to look straight up to see the wave that's about to smack you!. The shot (you can see it here) was taken by my good friend, National Geographic photographer Mike Theiss.
 
I'm also interviewed in the magazine about my experience with a sand storm in the fabled city of Timbuktu, on the edge of the Sahara Desert.

1Q9A.com
May 2012 - I am now a contributing expert in the "Adventurers" category at the 1Q9A website -
 
1Q9A is made up of over 90 different professional categories, each hosted by a panel of 9 experts.
 
As a visitor to 1Q9A, you are invited to submit your questions to any of these expert groups. Once a week, our editors select just one question per category that we think will produce some really varied and interesting responses.
 
This question is then answered by all panel experts by video, so one question gets 9 very individual answers…hence 1Q9A.

Ethnos Newspaper
April 2012 - Ethnos Newspaper, Greece - A 2 page spread showcasing my global adventures & explorations. Click here to read it (In Greek)

Blown Away
April 01 2012 - Blown Away, a year through the lens of the Tornado Hunter - Friend and fellow Canadian storm chaser Greg Johnson from Regina, Saskatchewan has released a new book about his experiences during the 2011 tornado season. I wrote the foreword for this book and I highly recommend it. Greg's photography is outstanding.

The 5 Most Spectacular Landscapes on Earth (That Murder You)
March 2012 - Photos from my traverse of the Boiling Lake on the island of Dominica have made their way onto the very funny website Cracked.com. The article is entitled The 5 Most Spectacular Landscapes on Earth (That Murder You). There is a certain amount of truth to this title. It is a spectacular place, but it is also very dangerous and a lot of caution needs to be exercised there.

The Passionate Life: 16 Stories of People Who Dared to Risk
Dec. 2011 - "The Passionate Life: 16 Stories of People Who Dared to Risk" - E-book by Juliosol.com. I'm featured as one of the 16 people with inspiring stories. I actually did the interview for this a couple of years ago and now the E-book is available for FREE! Here's the link:
 
http://www.juliossol.com/books

7 Days: Manifesting the Life You Want
Dec. 2011 - "7 Days: Manifesting the Life You Want" - I'm given several mentions in this new book by my friend Freda Chaney.

Motivated Magazine
Dec 01, 2011 - Motivated Magazine has featured a five page article that I wrote for them.
 
The article is called "Flirting with Disaster" and includes some crazy stories as well as tips for overcoming fear.
 
 
Motivated Magazine Online

Ripley's Believe it or Not - Special Edition 2012
My adventure at the Kawah Ijen volcano in Indonesia has made the pages of the "Ripley's Believe it or Not - Special Edition 2012" book. The trip where I took an inflatable rubber raft out onto the world's largest lake of sulfuric acid is given an entire page with photos and an interview.
 
This is the second time that I've been featured in a Ripley's book... Believe it, or not!

Chicken Soup For The Soul O Canada

Oct. 2011 - Chicken Soup For The Soul O Canada -

Just Released - I was invited to be a contributing writer for the new book "Chicken Soup For The Soul O Canada". The mega popular "Chicken Soup" series has sold millions of copies worldwide and it was a great honor to be asked to submit a story for this brand new book.
 
This edition is a compendium of 101 heartwarming and inspirational stories by and for Canadians. My contribution is about how Canadians handle their extremes of weather and how I got my start chasing storms.
 
Other contributors include: Amy Sky, Marc Jordan, Matt Duschene, Laura Robinson and Liona Boyd.
 
Purchase a copy on Amazon


Curiosity Project - Discovery Channel Aug 7th 2011 - The Discovery Channel "Curiosity Project" features an image from my expedition to the Naica Crystal Cave in Mexico. The cave is in the "10 amazing geological features"

The GRID Toronto Aug 4th 2011 - The Grid- Toronto newspaper, The Grid did an interview with me regarding the "Top Ten Event" fundraiser that I was speaking at. Read the article here.

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July 8, 2007 - The Toronto Star Online Newspaper - Featured an online slideshow & phone interview from Dominica following my Boiling Lake Traverse. See it Here.
Aug 1, 2011 - The Toronto Star Newspaper - Featured article on the front page of the Entertainment section, in conjunction with the Top 10 Event. Read the article here.


BBC - 23 Degrees July 22nd 2011 - BBC 2 - The BBC invited me to be a guest contibuting blogger on the website for their environmental program "23 Degrees" Here is the blog post I wrote for them.

Icon Magazine (Greek) June 2011 - Icon Magazine - I'm featured in an article in the Greek Icon magazine.

National Geographic News June 04 2011 - National Geographic News website - The front page features a photo by photographer Mike Theiss showing me about to get pounded by a huge wave at Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia during hurricane Noel.

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Canada.com Newswire Service - Print & online artice about chasing hurricane Earl - Distributed to newspapers across Canada including the above.

Ripley's Believe it or Not Ripley's Believe It Or Not - My adventure of rafting out onto the acid lake at the Kawah Ijen volcano in Indonesia has been featured in the latest Ripley's Believe It Or Not book.

Crush The Test July, 2010 - Crush The Test - Cover Photo. One of my Komodo Dragon photographs is on the cover of a new SAT math test preparation book written by Matthew Kohler Ph.D.

American Lifestyle Magazinr - July 2010 July, 2010 - American Lifestyle Magazine - An 8 page interview with numerous photos is featured in the July/August issue. Read it HERE.

Status Magazine - Greece May, 2010 - Status Magazine (Greece) - A full page article featuring my adventures. See it HERE

Time For Kids 2010 - Time for Kids (U.S. & Japan) - A time Magazine publication. Caving photos used.

Financial Post Magazine 2010 - Photo from the Yukon Territory used in an article.

Discovery News March 30, 2010 - I interviewed Geoff Green, founder of Students on Ice, for Discovery News. Read the interview here.

FHM Magazine - India March 2010 - FHM Magazine, India - Features a 4 page interview discussing storm chasing, common sense and nature. Read the article here.

Discovery News Jan. 2010 - Photos from my exploration of the Naica Crystal Cave have been showcased on Discovery Channel's news page. See the photos here.

Jan. 2010 - One of my photos from the Nyiragongo lava lava lake in eastern Congo is featured in issue 6 of Africa Geographic Digimag

Spaceweather.com Sept. 09-11, 2009 - Spaceweather.com - Front page feature on my expedition to the Naica Crystal Cave - "Inner Space Terranauts"

2009 - Lulio's Sol - Online interview - Read it Here

Metro News
Aug. 24, 2009 - Metro News Toronto, newspaper - "Odd Jobs" feature article.
Sept. 14, 2004 - Metro News Toronto, newspaper article.

Odyssey Magazine Feb. 2009 - Odyssey Magazine - Several of my photographs featuring the sinking of Venice were used in an article about the MOSE construction project.

The Washington Post Sept. 2008 - The Washington Post Newspaper - Quoted in an article regarding being in the eye of hurricane Ike in Galveston, Texas.

Globe & Mail June 30, 2007 - The Globe & Mail Newspaper - Feature article on my storm chasing and weather in Southern Ontario. Read it Here.

Weatherwise Magazine March 2007 - Weatherwise Magazine - The front cover features a photo from the September forest fires in Northern Ontario.

The Epoch Times Feb. 2007 - The Epoch Times - Featured and article on Angry Planet.

The Toronto Star
- March 03, 2007 - Featured an article on Angry Planet in the Starweek TV listings insert.
- Jan. 29, 2005 - Article featuring the Erta-Ale volcano expedition.
- May. 21, 2005 - Article featuring Canadian storm chasers - Photo and quotes
- Sept. 01, 2004 - Newspaper article featuring myself and fellow chaser, Mark Robinson.

www.explore-mag.com
March 2007 - My exploits filming Angry Planet were featured.
April 2005 - My Tornado/Hurricane/Volcano chasing adventures are featured in a full page feature article in this month's issue of Explore Magazine.

Rocky Mountain Outlook Feb. 2007 - The Rocky Mountain Outlook.

Sept 18 2006 - CNN.com - One of my forest fire photos was featured as a spotlight picture on CNN's website.

Flak Magazine Aug 2005 - Flak Magazine - Photo used for storm article.

ST. Petersburg Times July 2005 - St. Petersburg Times - Newspaper article on hurricane chasers.

Ottawa Citizen
Nov. 26, 2004 - Ottawa Citizen, newspaper article.
June 5th, 2005 - Large feature article.

The Toronto Sun May. 18, 2005 - Toronto Sun Newspaper - Careers Connection feature article

Canada.com May. 29, 2005 - Canada.com - Online article on the 20th anniversary of the Barrie, Ont. F4 Tornado.

Canoe Network May. 29, 2005 - Canoe Network CNEWS Online - Quoted in article on the 20th anniversary of the Barrie, Ont. F4 Tornado.

Telephony Online Feb. 14, 2005 - Telephony Online Internet article on my satellite communications use in Ethiopia.

The National Post
Jan. 22, 2005 - National Post newspaper article featuring Ethiopian volcano Expedition.
July 11, 2005 - Newspaper article featuring my hurricane Dennis chase.
Aug. 2005 - Hurricane Katrina

Canada IT .com Jan. 21, 2005 - www.canadait.com - Online interview on satellite communications and other technology used on the Erta Ale Volcano Expedition.

Yahoo News
Sept. 2004 - Yahoo News - Picture and caption of Hurricane Frances used by Yahoo News provided by Reuters news agency .
May. 29, 2005 - Online article on the 20th anniversary of the Barrie, Ont. F4 Tornado.

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The Driver Magazine Aug. 2004 - Automotive magazine: The Driver - Features an article on storm chasing and my chase vehicle.

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Rev Magazine Article

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Spring 2004 issue of Rev Magazine - 4 page article with interview and photos.

WeatherMatrix 2 Storm Photos Featured In The Weathermatrix 2004 Calendars

AOL Canada Interview - AOL Canada News. June 15th 2003

Humber College Humber College OUT THERE Magazine

The Halifax Herald Interview - The Halifax Herald. May 31st, 2003

The Globe And Mail
Article - May 31st, 2003 Read it HERE

The Ottawa Sun

May 31st, 2003 Ottawa Sun Read it HERE

The Winnipeg Sun

June 1st, 2003 Winnipeg Sun

The Canadian Press

Via Canadian Press News Service

Article From Florida Today
May 11 2001 Florida Today

Article 2 From Florida Today
May 31 2002 Florida Today

The Kitchener Record
Aug, 17th 2001 The Kitchener Record

Kitchener Amateur Radio Club
Kitchener-Waterloo Amateur Radio Club

Weather picture of the day.com featured some of my images as their "Picture of the Day" In addition to the website, they also have a service where they will email you the weather picture of the day.

Featured Dates:

Sunday, Dec.16th, 2001
Thursday, Jan 2nd, 2003

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