Jim was born in 1950 and worked for the Met Office for 18 years (1968 – 1986). He was a BBC TV national weatherman (February 1979 – December 1984). During his last broadcast, he moved from the maps to a desk in the corner of the Presentation studio to explain to viewers that he had been promoted within the Met Office and so would not be appearing on screen anymore. Jim moved to Anglia Television in 1986 and left the company in 1997 before its in-house weather department was disbanded in favour of the cheaper option of contracting it out. He then became a freelance meteorology consultant and appeared as a relief weatherman on BBC TV’s Spotlight and Look East regional news programmes.

 

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