Bob Kovachick joined WNYT in April 1988 as NewsChannel 13’s chief meteorologist. Bob is responsible for preparing and delivering daily weather forecasts for the 5, 5:30 and 6 p.m. newscasts.
Bob has acquired years of valuable experience in meteorology through employment at the Universal Weather Service in White Plains NY, WTEN in Albany and WTAE in Pittsburgh.
In addition to his responsibilities as a meteorologist, Bob frequently speaks to various organizations and spends approximately two days per week visiting youngsters at area schools and discussing the intricacies of meteorology.
A graduate of Lyndon State College in Lyndon, Vermont, Kovachick received his B.S. in Meteorology in 1971. He has received the American Meteorological Society Seal of Approval in Television Weathercasting and he is a professional member of both the American Meteorological Society and National Weather Association.
Bob resides in Clifton Park with his wife Jill, and their children, Sarah and Harrison. His hobbies include bowling, tennis and softball.