Paul Knight, an AMS Member, an AMS Certified Consulting Meteorologist, and an AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist, is the Pennsylvania State Climatologist. He is a Senior Lecturer of synoptic meteorology at Penn State University and the manager of the Weather Communications Group. Mr. Knight is also producer, co-host and on-camera meteorologist for Weather World, a fifteen minute, weeknight weather magazine show which was seen on 3 PBS stations in Pennsylvania for over 20 years and is now broadcast on Pennsylvania Cable Network and Penn State's Public Television Station (WPSU). From 1986 to 2009 Mr. Knight was a senior forecaster for The New York Times. His research interests include long range prediction techniques and the use of artificial intelligence in forecasting significant weather events. He holds both the American Meteorological Society's and National Weather Association's Television Seal of Approval, and served on the AMS Board of CCMs. He currently serves on the CBM Board. Mr. Knight was named Broadcaster of the Year by the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters and the AMS Outstanding Service by a Broadcast Meteorologist in 2003. He has been quoted in more than 100 newspapers and magazines, been interviewed on all of the major networks prime news shows and has testified at more than a dozen trials. He was the president of the American Association of State Climatologists (2006-2008) and was recently inducted into the Meteorologists Hall of Fame (2010).