Category: Podcast

#10: Mike Smith

For 48 years, Mike Smith has been one of America’s most innovative meteorologists.

In September, he received a “Special Award for Lifetime Achievement” from the National Weather Association. Mike is a retired Fellow of the American Meteorological Society and retired Certified Consulting Meteorologists. He is the author of two books about storms and is currently working on his first fiction book. Mike has received more than 40 U.S. and foreign patents and is the author of far too many papers and popular articles to list.

Mike and his wife, Kathleen, live in Wichita. They have three grown children.

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#9: Bryan Busby

Bryan Busby is Chief Meteorologist at KMBC 9 News, and is also heard on News Radio 980 and 98.1 FM, KMBZ. He has the longest tenure of any of Kansas City’s chief TV meteorologists. He’s is considered one of the premier broadcast meteorologists in the country, and has served on the American Meteorological Society’s Board of Broadcast Meteorologists. He was also one of ten weathercasters showcased by the Weather Channel’s “America’s Forecasters” series.

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#7: Dr. Corey Sloan

Dr. Corey Sloan is a thirty-one-year emergency services veteran with a unique and diverse background ranging from Police, Fire, EMT, Emergency Communications, storm chasing, and much much more. He recenty graduated this month with is Doctor of Education in Public Health Professions from A.T. Still University in Kirksville, MO.

What The Weather Podcast #6 – Lisa Teachman

Lisa Teachman is an Emmy Award-winning meteorologist and Chief Meteorologist of the KSNW-TV Weather Center in Wichita, covering much of the state of Kansas.

Born and raised in the Wichita suburb of Haysville, KSNW-TV is where she began her broadcasting career in 1996 as a meteorology intern.   Upon completing her undergraduate studies at Wichita State University and Mississippi State University, she went on to serve weather teams in Huntington, WV; Baltimore, MD; and also KMBC and KCTV in Kansas City.


Jon is a private meteorologist who has worked in operational forecasting, TV broadcasting, and weather forecasting research. Jon is slated as a presenter at the 22nd annual National Storm Chaser Convention where he plans on giving a very in depth and thought provoking presentation with lots of photos and videos never before seen.