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“Weather Girl Goes Rogue” by Faune Riggin

Laugh Until You Pee

This story appears in the anthology “Not Your Mother’s Book…On Working for a Living.” 

Faune behind the microphone. Faune behind the microphone.

I’m a professional. How do I know? Because I have a professional profile on LinkedIn, of course! Sometimes when I look back at my early career, I wonder how I ever got to where I am today. I’ve been with KZIM-KSIM radio in the St. Louis area since 2001, where I produce and host the Morning News Watch. I’ve also worked in music radio. I’ve been presented more awards than I can count, including awards for broadcasting excellence. I was even named one of the top 10 best radio programmers in the nation for small market radio by Radio Ink magazine. But everyone who has worked with me in radio, and the organizations who bestowed me those awards, must not have heard how I got my start, as the chief weather…

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