Jane Bunn

Jane Bunn
Born (1979-08-02) 2 August 1979 (age 39)
NationalityAustralian
EducationMonash University
OccupationMeteorologist, weather presenter
Known forSeven News Melbourne
Spouse(s)
Michael Bunn (m. 2006)

Jane Bunn (born 2 August 1979) is an Australian meteorologist and weather presenter.

Bunn is currently the only meteorologist in Melbourne on tv and is the weather presenter on Seven News Melbourne.

Career[]

Bunn completed a Bachelor of Science at Monash University in 2005, where she had majors in Atmospheric Science and Mathematics.[1] In 2006, Jane was selected to undertake a Graduate Diploma of Meteorology provided by the Bureau of Meteorology.[1] After completing her degree she was posted to work as a weather forecaster in Sydney,[1] then Canberra and finally at RAAF's Williamtown base. She has also completed a Graduate Certificate in Journalism from Charles Sturt University.[citation needed]

In 2008, Bunn made the move to television taking up a role as morning meteorologist at The Weather Channel.[citation needed] In June 2009 she was appointed as weather presenter on WIN News Victoria, where she garnered a loyal following – particularly with farmers reliant on her bulletins.[1]

In June 2014, Bunn resigned from WIN News Victoria after five years to work on a new project; she was replaced by Britt Ditterich.[2][3] After leaving WIN News she became a fill in weather presenter on ABC News Breakfast and ABC News Victoria.[4][5]

In November 2014, the Seven Network announced that Bunn would be joining the Seven News Melbourne team replacing Jo Silvagni. Jane began her new role in December.[6]

Bunn has also been a weather contributor on Today and 3AW covering severe weather events, including the Queensland floods and Victoria's Black Saturday bush fires.

Personal life[]

In 2006, Bunn married Michael, an IT consultant, and the couple live in Melbourne.[7]

She supports St Kilda Football Club in the Australian Football League.

References[]

  1. ^ a b c d Longo, Enrica. "Love of topic makes for fine career forecast" (PDF). Science Alumni in the World. Monash University. Retrieved 19 December 2015.
  2. ^ "Dismay as weather presenter Jane Bunn retires". Retrieved 22 November 2014.
  3. ^ Knox, David (24 June 2014). "Britt takes shine to WIN's weather". TV Tonight. Retrieved 19 December 2015.
  4. ^ "She's back! Weather presenter Jane Bunn returns to TV - 3AW Neil Mitchell". Archived from the original on 29 November 2014. Retrieved 22 November 2014.
  5. ^ "About Jane". Retrieved 22 November 2014.
  6. ^ "Meterologist Jane Bunn joins Seven News Melbourne". Seven News. Retrieved 22 November 2014.
  7. ^ Coster, Alice (14 August 2015). "Page 13: Weather presenter Jane Bunn tones it down on Channel 7". The Herald Sun. Retrieved 19 December 2015.

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Preceded by
Jo Silvagni
Seven News Melbourne
Weather presenter

December 2014 - present
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Preceded by
Jaqueline Taylor
WIN News Victoria
Weather presenter

June 2009 - June 2014
Succeeded by
Britt Ditterich