Joe Cupo, 68

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Joe Cupo Catching Your Memories

Joe Cupo thinks that if there is a weather gene he’s definitely a carrier. That’s because as a kid all he wanted to watch on television was the weather. He dreamed that someday he would be a TV meteorologist, but never thought it would actually happen. He got his big break in 1979 when Channel 6 in Portland, Maine decided to add a weather segment to its morning news. They scouted meteorology schools for recent graduates, including SUNY Albany, where Joe had just received his degree. Next thing you know, he was auditioning for the job. The rest, as they say, is history. He began his career as the morning weather guy and 37 years later, retired as the station’s Chief Meteorologist. I visited Joe at his home in Falmouth, Maine recently and even though we had worked together for many years, I realized that there was a lot I didn’t know about him. My prediction is that you’ll also discover things you didn’t know. Enjoy our conversation!

Listen to my conversation with Joe