Winner of the Excellence in Climate Science Communication Award.

Anthony Watts
Excellence in Climate Science Communication Award

Anthony Watts is a 25-year broadcast meteorology veteran and currently chief meteorologist for KPAY-AM radio. He got his start as an on-air meteorologist for WLFI-TV in Lafayette, Indiana and at KHSL-TV in Chico, California.

In 1987, he founded ItWorks, which supplies broadcast graphics systems to hundreds of television and radio stations nationwide. Watts established the blog Watts Up With That? (WUWT) in 2006. In 2007, Watts founded, a website devoted to photographing and documenting the quality of weather stations across the United States.

In 2008, WUWT won an Internet voting-based Wizbang Weblog Award for the “Best Science Blog.” In 2011, 2012, and 2013, WUWT took first place in the Bloggies “Best Science Weblog” category, and in 2013, it won overall best blog. WUWT is by far the most viewed website on climate in the world, now approaching a quarter billion views.