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Company Overview of The Weather Company, LLC

Company Overview

The Weather Company, LLC provides weather forecasts, data, insights, and stories to consumers and businesses in the United States and internationally. It provides weather-driven business solutions for the media, aviation, energy, insurance, retail, ground transportation, and government sectors through television, online, mobile, and tablet applications. The company was formerly known as The Weather Channel, LLC and changed its name to The Weather Company, LLC in October 2012. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. It has locations in Andover, Massachusetts; Chicago, Illinois; Beijing, China; Birmingham and London, United Kingdom; Detroit, Michigan; Madison,...

300 Interstate North Parkway SE

Atlanta, GA 30339

United States

Founded in 1982

Phone:

770-226-2000

Fax:

770-226-2632

Key Executives for The Weather Company, LLC

Chief Executive Officer and General Manager
Chief Financial Officer
President of Business Solutions
Senior Vice President of Partner Solutions and Ad Trade Marketing
Senior Vice President of Original Programming
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

The Weather Company, LLC Key Developments

Sinclair Broadcast Interested In Buying Weather Channel

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (NasdaqGS:SBGI) has expressed interest in buying The Weather Company, LLC's TV operations from Bain Capital Private Equity, LP and The Blackstone Group, Private Equity Group and Comcast's (CMCSA) NBCUniversal Media, LLC, people familiar with the matter told The Wall Street Journal. Talks between Sinclair and the owners of Weather Channel have "heated up again recently," the report noted. According to people familiar with the situation, a deal could be valued at around $100 million.

Gogo Enters into an Agreement to Implement Turbulence Detection Software from The Weather Company

Gogo has entered into an agreement to implement turbulence detection software from The Weather Company, a unit of IBM (IBM). Gogo will begin using the Turbulence Auto PIREP System, a turbulence detection algorithm, on its aircraft-based communications server. The technology will deliver real-time turbulence reports and alerts directly to pilots, dispatch and other operations personnel.

the Weather Company Appoints Julie Michalowski as Vice President of Corporate Sales Partnerships and Development

The Weather Company has tapped Julie Michalowski as the vice president of corporate sales partnerships and development. In the newly created role, Julie will be focused on generating incremental revenues through partnering with internal IBM business units to identify and evaluate potential synergistic opportunities for the ad sales organization. Julie is based in New York and reports to Jeremy Steinberg, global head of sales. Julie was most recently the senior vice president of digital business development at Conde Nast, where she spearheaded digital innovation initiatives and built new business models by identifying partners with complementary assets. She joined Conde Nast in 2003. Throughout her career, she has also held consultant roles and an executive role with The New York Times Magazine Group.

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