Rachel Piscitelli Biography
Rachel Piscitelli is an American journalist who was born in Connecticut. She is currently a meteorologist in Hartford Connecticut at Fox 61 News. Previously, she worked in Chicago as a National Sales assistant while interning in the weather department at WFLD-Fox 32. She also produced content for Kand R reports, a media platform started by myself and a friend.
In her spare time, she enjoys hanging out with family and friends, going on walks with her dog. She also enjoys traveling, reading, going to the movies and creating music playlists for every occasion.
Rachel Piscitelli Age
Piscitelli was born on July 23, 1991. She is 27 years old as of 2018.
Rachel Piscitelli Education
Rachel is studied at Mississippi State University where she received a certification in meteorology. She is originally from the Nutmeg State and is very excited to return home.
Piscitelli graduated from Quinnipiac University with a degree in broadcast journalism. After graduation, she worked for various talk TV programs including the Bethenny Show and the Dr. Oz Show as a production assistant in New York City.Rachel Piscitelli photo
Rachel Piscitelli Weather Intern
Piscitelli worked as an intern in Fox Television Stations. She operated weather graphics system WSI, created graphics and stack show, read and analyzed raw computer guidance data and write forecast from data and also practiced presenting the weather in front of the green screen.
Rachel Piscitelli Production Assistant
Piscitelli was a Production Assistant in The Dr.Oz Show. She communicated with publicity and media departments to clear images and articles to use on the show, coordinated trade outs, and giveaways, she was responsible for communicating with guests before and on tape day, distribution of releases and coordinating with the travel department and production management team to ensure guest arrival, assembled blue cards for Dr.Oz and producers and also assisted producers in all aspects of pre and post production.
Rachel Piscitelli Radio Host
Piscitelli worked as a Radio Host in Western New England Radio. She conducted an interactive live talk radio show on Sunday mornings, played current top 40 music, operated board and researched topics.
Rachel Piscitelli Brookfield
Article by Rachel Piscitelli;
One year after a storm struck the town of Brookfield, residents are still recovering.
In one of the most significant severe thunderstorm events, the state has ever seen a macroburst roughly three miles wide caused significant damage to homes.
Steve Dunn, First Selectman of Brookfield explained “We had 92 miles of road, we lost 52 miles of telephone poles and transformers we had dozens of houses that were rendered uninhabitable we had millions and millions of dollars in damages”
Within twenty minutes the storm leaving so much destruction in its path.
In some of the hardest hit areas near Candlewood Lake along Main Drive and Vista Drive, some houses completely gone others went untouched. Khaled Elmady was expecting to have his senior night on May 15, 2018. “That light post over there was completely knocked down it was on our property there were trees down it was like we were perfect but I would say we were definitely fortunate,” said Elmady
The city of Brookfield declared a state of emergency in the wake of this storm. FEMA provided aid to the town, the town has now completely recovered. FEMA, however, did not provide aid to private property owners and that’s where the damage still is apparent.
Rachel Piscitelli Allergy Season
Article by Rachel Piscitelli;
Budding trees and flourishing flowers come at a price this time of year.
The pollen levels within trees alone is at an all-time high. Some perspective on what is considered very high is 1,500 plus Tuesday levels were peaking at 7552.
If you suffer from seasonal allergies you know the drill itchy eyes, itchy throat, itchy nose, runny nose, sneezing, post nasal drip, coughing, and even a sore throat.
FOX61s Rachel Piscitelli spoke with Nurse Practitioner Kim Morgan who shared some advice on best ways to alleviate some symptoms “if you know that you suffer from seasonal allergies avoid mornings, try antihistamines if your symptoms continue or it’s just getting worse then definitely follow up with your primary care”
The pollen count is expected to stay elevated through Friday.