Merril Teller, KWCH

01/21/2013 7:35 PM

01/21/2013 7:35 PM

Merril Teller

KWCH, Channel 12, chief meteorologist

Hometown: East Meadow, N.Y.

Why you went into this business: Thought it would be fun and informative.

Your alternate career choice: Didn’t really have one. Decided by junior year in high school on a career in meteorology.

Favorite type of weather: Every type.

What keeps you up at night: Severe weather in our viewing area.

One thing few people know about you: Was in a rock ’n’ roll garage band as a teenager (even got a paid gig once).

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