Weathercaster Pat Barry Back on WLWT, For Now


By Merrill Knox Comment

A short-staffed weather team has brought Pat Barry back to WLWT, the station where he began his career as a weathercaster, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer.

Barry is a veteran Cincinnati weathercaster who left Fox-affiliated WXIX last year. He began his career at WLWT, the NBC-affiliate, in 1984. He appeared on the Sunday morning newscasts last weekend and will continue to fill-in occasionally going forward, the Enquirer reports.

“It was fun to have Pat back on the WLWT airwaves,” news director Stacy Owen said. “Yes he’s going to be helping us out on the weekend mornings while Randi (Rico) remains on maternity leave, and we continue our search for Valerie’s (Abati) replacement. Steve Norris is still in the wings as well.”