September 24, 2007

Jeremy Eisen Joins WXYZ-TV/Channel 7 Weather Team

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- WXYZ-TV/Channel 7 announced today that Meteorologist Jeremy Eisen will join Action News. WXYZ-TV News Director, Andrea Parquet-Taylor made the announcement which becomes effective on Monday, September 24.

Recruited from New Orleans, Louisiana at WWL-TV where he served as a meteorologist for their morning and noon newscasts, Eisen has done extensive storm coverage and live reports.

Eisen got his broadcasting start in Jackson Mississippi, before moving to his first station in Wichita Falls, Texas. Before joining WWL-TV, Jeremy hailed from the Gulf Coast in Acadiana, LA where he gained substantial experience in tropical systems.

Eisen, who has received numerous Associated Press Awards for breaking weather, has also been honored with the American Meteorological Society Seal of Approval; distributed to individuals who produce accuracy, clarity and effective communication in meteorology work. Jeremy received his degree from Florida State University in Meteorology.

Eisen and his wife Kristy have one daughter.

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CONTACT: Andrea Parquet-Taylor of WXYZ-TV, +1-248-827-9400

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