Jim Farrell

Professional Experience

1992 to present: Meteorologist, WINK News. Previously worked at WTSP-TV in Tampa, 1990 to 1992; in Fort Myers, 1982 to 1990; and taught science at North Fort Myers High School, 1981 to 1982.

Awards & Recognition

Member and CBM Sealholder, American Meteorological Society. Received Silver Circle Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for 25+ years of contributions and exemplary service to the television industry.

News Philosophy

#1 – Get it right. #2 – See #1.

Hobbies, Interests & Community Service

Boating, fishing and convertibles.


Bachelor’s degree from West Chester State University.¬†Meteorology course work¬†from the University of Kansas and Mississippi State University.

Likes best about Southwest Florida

The people, the fish and the weather, of course!


Broomall, Pa.

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