Legendary Cleveland TV personality and pioneering meteorologist Dick Goddard celebrates a remarkable 50 years on television with this grab-bag of personal stories, witty cartoons, fun facts, and essays about weather, pets, Ohio history, the TV business, and much more. Also included are favorite stories about Dick told by his friends and colleagues—and dozens of photos.
Dick donates his income from books to animal charities.
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About the Author
Dick Goddard has served as the chief meteorologist at WJW TV8 in Cleveland since 1966. He forecasts the weather Monday through Friday on the 5, 6, and 10 o’clock editions of Fox8 News. National surveys by Herb Altman Research have twice named him as the most popular local television weatherperson in America. Goddard served with the U. S. Air Force before receiving a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Kent State University. A native of Akron, he lives in Medina, Ohio.
Tom Feran has been a writer and editor for The Plain Dealer since 1982. He was named Best Columnist in Ohio in 2007 by the Society of Professional Journalists, and is former president of the Television Critics Association of North America. His work has appeared in publications including Ohio Magazin, Cleveland Magazine, and DirecTV Magazine, and he has been a regular pseudonymous contributor to the tabloid Weekly World News. He is a graduate of Harvard College, where he was president and editor of the Lampoon, and of Cleveland St. Ignatius High School.