Al Roker, Today Show's Venerable and Popular Weatherman, to Discuss Climate Change, and Career as Keynote Speaker at Tahoe's Operation Sierra Storm Jan. 25, 2021

Keynote Address Broadcast Live on Lake Tahoe
Visitors Authority’s Facebook Page

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WHO & WHAT: 
Al Roker of NBC’s Today Show fame, will discuss his passion, interest and concerns about climate change, as well as his storied career as keynote speaker at Operation Sierra Storm, the annual television meteorologists’ conference at Lake Tahoe. As head of the NBC Climate unit, Roker has traveled the globe witnessing and reporting on the drastic effects of climate change. From his “Climate Conversations,” breaking down climate topics for kids to his hard-hitting coverage, Roker has been a leader is keeping news of the topic at the forefront of American discussion.

WHEN:
Monday, January 25, 2021

8:00 a.m. Climate Change Panel Presentations: Latest Information, Impacts and Potential Solutions

  • Daniel Swain, Ph.D., Climate Scientist, UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability
  • Michael Anderson, Ph.D. P.E. State Climatologist, Senior Engineer, Water Resources
  • Dorian Fougères, Ph.D., Acting Deputy Director for the California Tahoe Conservancy
  • Moderator: Rob Mayeda, Meteorologist KNTV – NBC San Jose/Bay Area

9:45 a.m. Al Roker presentation, with Q&A from attending TV meteorologists (one-on-one TV interview requests being accepted – limited availability)

Speaker’s bios available at: http://osstahoe.com/speakers/.

WHERE:
via Facebook Live (With safety guidelines in place, there is no public attendance).

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Tune in at: Lake Tahoe Visitor’s Authority Facebook Page: https://fb.me/e/4pVhVFOIa. Questions from media and audience members can be asked via Facebook event page, Facebook Live feed, or submitted to Jenn Boyd Lemming at jennifer@weidingerpr.com.

MORE INFO:
Operation Sierra Storm, a leading national weather conference, Jan. 24-27, 2021, is a cutting-edge meteorological forum and seminar for network television meteorologists from around the country. OSS features leading scientists and experts discussing newsworthy weather and science topics, and provides ongoing education, networking, and live broadcast opportunities. The conference reinforces South Lake Tahoe’s reputation as a leading winter destination through online, print, digital and TV outlets in major markets.

Presented by the Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority & Tahoe Douglas Visitors Authority with support from: Heavenly Mountain Resort, Harrah’s & Harveys Lake Tahoe, Edgewood Tahoe, Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe, MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, Tahoe Fund.

Contact Weidinger Public Relations, Jenn Boyd Lemming: 702-278-1932, jennifer@weidingerpr.com; Phil Weidinger dinger@weidingerpr.com.

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