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December 11, 2018 at 8:00 am

Happy Beginnings | Arbino Joins NBC 24 in Toledo as Meteorologist

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school, and service.

Ohio University alum Chris Arbino ’17 joined WNWO NBC 24 in Toledo as a meteorologist in November.

Chris Arbino, portrait

Chris Arbino

Arbino earned a B.S. in Geography – Meteorology from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University.

His web page at WNWO states:

Meteorologist Chris Arbino is excited to be back in his home state of Ohio! Chris was born and raised just outside of Cincinnati. Like most meteorologists, he has been fascinated with the weather since childhood. He love all types of weather, but severe weather is most exciting to him!

After high school, Chris served in the United States Marine Corps from 2009 to 2013. He deployed for 10 months with the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit from 2011 to 2012.

After the military, Chris attended Ohio University in Athens and earned a B.S. in Geography-Meteorology. He graduated in 2017 and immediately started his first weather job at our sibling station KTVO in southeast Iowa. While there, Chris covered numerous tornado outbreaks, snow storms, and the exceptional drought of 2017-2018.

Arbino’s LinkedIn page indicates he was a student meteorologist at WOUB Public Media and a meteorology intern at WLWT TV in Cincinnati while he was a student at OHIO. He also served as an amphibious assault vehicle technician with the U.S. Marine Corps.


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