Maria LaRosa TV Meteorologist

Maria LaRosa is an American on-camera meteorologist for The Weather Channel in Atlanta, Georgia. LaRosa was born in New York State, but was raised in her hometown of Ramsey, New Jersey. In June 2004, LaRosa joined KYW-TV in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was later hired by WXIX-TV, the FOX station in Cincinnati, Ohio. She was the weekday morning and noon meteorologist for KYW-TV in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was a meteorologist and anchor for WTVM-TV, the ABC station in Columbus, Georgia. Later on In 2010, she joined The Weather Channel and became a on-camera meteorologist for both the Weekend Now and PM Edition with her co-host Todd Santos. LaRosa graduated in 1998 from Penn State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in meteorology. She was also a teaching assistant for the University's introductory meteorology course before graduating in 1998. LaRosa is also a member of the National Weather Association and the American Meteorological Society (AMS). She holds a seals of approval in certified broadcasting meteorologist. She lived in Southern New Jersey with her husband, Mariusz Kolakowski.

Personal details

Date of birth
November 7th, 1976




1. Pennsylvania State University Colleges/University

The Pennsylvania State University, commonly referred to as Penn State or PSU, is a public research university with campuses and facilities throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, United States. Founded in 1855, the university has a threefold mission of teaching, research, and public service. Its instructional mission includes undergraduate, graduate, professional and continuing education offered through resident instruction and online delivery. Its University Park campus, the flagship campus, lies within the Borough of State College and College Township. The Penn State Dickinson School of Law has facilities located in both Carlisle and University Park and the College of Medicine is located in Hershey. Penn State has another 19 commonwealth campuses and 5 special-mission campuses located across the state.

Institution info

Type Land-grant university
2013. 1.93 bil. $
2010. 1.55 bil. $
Institution colors
February 22nd, 1855
201 Old Main, 16802 - University Park, Pennsylvania
2013. 83,170
2012. 81,823
2011. 81,948
2013. 14,927
2012. 14,739
2011. 14,571
Acceptance rate
2012. 54.8 %
Local tuition
2013. 17 K $
Official web page
Wikipedia article
Social media

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Notable alumni by gender
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People attended Pennsylvania State University connected by profession and/or age

b. 1957., TV Meteorologist
b. 1955., TV Meteorologist
TV Meteorologist
TV Meteorologist
b. 1971., Comedian
b. 1971., American Football Cornerback
b. 1980., Short Track Speed Skater
b. 1971., Academic

Regular TV appearances

1. America's Morning Headquarters

Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Languages Regular cast
The Weather Channel
January 3rd, 2000 English
Mike Bettes
Marshall Seese

2. Wake Up With Al

Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Languages Regular cast
The Weather Channel
July 20th, 2009 English


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