Meet WBZ-TV’s Eric Fisher

WBZ-TV News’ new chief meteorologist Eric Fisher was in town in early August to get acquainted with his WBZ colleagues and to shoot promotional spots as well as photography. 	
Did you know? Eric is from Southwick, MA and his wife is from Holliston, MA. 
Video:  Meet Eric Fisher
(Photo credit: WBZ-TV)
Eric Fisher WBZ-TV News’ new chief meteorologist Eric Fisher was in town in early August to get acquainted with his WBZ colleagues and to shoot promotional spots as well as photography. Did you know? Eric is from Southwick, MA and his wife is from Holliston, MA. Video: Meet Eric Fisher (Photo credit: WBZ-TV)
Eric started the day with a promotion shoot with producer Michael Ruzicka and photographer Peter Slabysz of WBZ’s creative services team.  This shot features Eric with the Mobile AccuWeather Lab. 
Fun Fact: Eric spent almost every summer of his life taking a trip to Cape Cod, most often Harwich.  
Video:  Meet Eric Fisher
(Photo credit: WBZ-TV)
Eric Fisher Eric started the day with a promotion shoot with producer Michael Ruzicka and photographer Peter Slabysz of WBZ’s creative services team. This shot features Eric with the Mobile AccuWeather Lab. Fun Fact: Eric spent almost every summer of his life taking a trip to Cape Cod, most often Harwich. Video: Meet Eric Fisher (Photo credit: WBZ-TV)
Also as part of Eric’s busy day, there was a photo shoot yielding dozens of photos to be used in a variety of ways…including this one for the CBSBoston.com.  
Video:  Meet Eric Fisher
(Photo credit: WBZ-TV)
Eric Fisher Also as part of Eric’s busy day, there was a photo shoot yielding dozens of photos to be used in a variety of ways…including this one for the CBSBoston.com. Video: Meet Eric Fisher (Photo credit: WBZ-TV)
Did you know? Eric is a huge New England sports fan. In fact, he is a Red Sox season ticket holder, and he held onto his tickets even when living in Atlanta.  
Video:  Meet Eric Fisher
(Photo credit: WBZ-TV)
Eric Fisher Did you know? Eric is a huge New England sports fan. In fact, he is a Red Sox season ticket holder, and he held onto his tickets even when living in Atlanta. Video: Meet Eric Fisher (Photo credit: WBZ-TV)
The photos are also used for promotional materials, speaking engagements, publicity, and much more. 	
Fun Fact: Eric has family all over the state: Uncle-in-law is Berkshire County Sherriff, Mother-in-law runs Health Department for Wellesley public schools, brother-in-law is a Longmeadow Police Officer, cousin helped treat the man bitten by the shark in Truro last year!  
Video:  Meet Eric Fisher
(Photo credit: WBZ-TV)
Eric Fisher The photos are also used for promotional materials, speaking engagements, publicity, and much more. Fun Fact: Eric has family all over the state: Uncle-in-law is Berkshire County Sherriff, Mother-in-law runs Health Department for Wellesley public schools, brother-in-law is a Longmeadow Police Officer, cousin helped treat the man bitten by the shark in Truro last year! Video: Meet Eric Fisher (Photo credit: WBZ-TV)
A little later in the day, Eric met with the WBZ-TV News’ AccuWeather team of meteorologists.  Finishing his early newscast, Joe Joyce was the first to welcome Eric to the WBZ AccuWeather team. 
Did you know? Eric and his wife were married at Gibbet Hill in Groton, MA and had their 'mini-moon' on Nantucket.  
Video:  Meet Eric Fisher
(Photo credit: WBZ-TV)
Eric Fisher A little later in the day, Eric met with the WBZ-TV News’ AccuWeather team of meteorologists. Finishing his early newscast, Joe Joyce was the first to welcome Eric to the WBZ AccuWeather team. Did you know? Eric and his wife were married at Gibbet Hill in Groton, MA and had their 'mini-moon' on Nantucket. Video: Meet Eric Fisher (Photo credit: WBZ-TV)
Later in the day, meteorologist Todd Gutner welcomes Eric to WBZ-TV News. Both meteorologists call the region home and have been avid storm watchers since childhood. 
Fun Fact: Eric’s career as a meteorologist was inspired by the infamous Memorial Day tornado that ripped through Great Barrington in 1995. 
Video:  Meet Eric Fisher
(Photo credit: WBZ-TV)
Eric Fisher Later in the day, meteorologist Todd Gutner welcomes Eric to WBZ-TV News. Both meteorologists call the region home and have been avid storm watchers since childhood. Fun Fact: Eric’s career as a meteorologist was inspired by the infamous Memorial Day tornado that ripped through Great Barrington in 1995. Video: Meet Eric Fisher (Photo credit: WBZ-TV)
WBZ-TV News anchor Lisa Hughes greets Eric on the set, and she interviews him for this “Meet Eric Fisher” web piece.  
Did you know? Eric loves to stay active, running his first marathon this year. His goal is to run the Boston Marathon and ride in the Pan Mass Challenge next year.  Interestingly, Lisa has participated in both events in recent years.  (Photo credit: WBZ-TV)
Eric Fisher WBZ-TV News anchor Lisa Hughes greets Eric on the set, and she interviews him for this “Meet Eric Fisher” web piece. Did you know? Eric loves to stay active, running his first marathon this year. His goal is to run the Boston Marathon and ride in the Pan Mass Challenge next year. Interestingly, Lisa has participated in both events in recent years. (Photo credit: WBZ-TV)
WBZ-TV News anchor Jonathan Elias joins Lisa and Eric for more photos and promos. 
Fun Fact: Eric’s wife ran the Boston Marathon three times and ran track during college at Holy Cross! 
Video:  Meet Eric Fisher
(Photo credit: WBZ-TV)
Eric Fisher WBZ-TV News anchor Jonathan Elias joins Lisa and Eric for more photos and promos. Fun Fact: Eric’s wife ran the Boston Marathon three times and ran track during college at Holy Cross! Video: Meet Eric Fisher (Photo credit: WBZ-TV)
Eric will be a great addition to WBZ-TV News at 5PM, 6PM, and 11PM as well as to the outstanding WBZ AccuWeather team of meteorologists, and he looks forward being out in the community chasing weather and serving viewers. 	
Did you know? Eric and his wife were co-anchors at WGGB in Springfield. 
Video:  Meet Eric Fisher
(Photo credit: WBZ-TV)
Eric Fisher Eric will be a great addition to WBZ-TV News at 5PM, 6PM, and 11PM as well as to the outstanding WBZ AccuWeather team of meteorologists, and he looks forward being out in the community chasing weather and serving viewers. Did you know? Eric and his wife were co-anchors at WGGB in Springfield. Video: Meet Eric Fisher (Photo credit: WBZ-TV)
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