AMS Newsroom

Welcome to the AMS Newsroom, a source where media can tap into the latest news in the weather, water, and climate community. General news queries not answered in the links below can be directed to Rachel Thomas-Medwid;


Press Releases
Latest news.

The Front Page
The Front Page gives the monthly BAMS a daily presence online, integrating the AMS and its science with current events and topics. Like BAMS, The Front Page features previews and recaps of meetings, presentations, and articles. It is a forum for discussion about AMS, the profession, and the Society’s members’ role in the world-wide community.

AMS Insights
AMS Insights  are perspectives meant to connect AMS Statements with views on real world events. We hope these views help shed light on various aspects of the weather, water, and climate enterprise and the relationship we all share with that.

Services for Members of the Media

Find an Expert
Looking for an expert to talk to in the weather, water, and climate community? Send inquiries to

Search the Journals
The Society publishes peer-reviewed scientific journals that are searchable online.  Articles in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society are free of charge. 

Sign up for AMS Press Releases/Updates
Please contact Rachel Thomas-Medwid if you would like to be added to the AMS press list.

Press and Public Engagements

AMS Annual Meeting
The AMS operates a Press Room each year at the Annual Meeting, which provides an excellent opportunity for media with a plethora of presentations, special programs, and exhibits. Eligibility for press registration is limited to the working press and freelance science writers with appropriate identification, as well as public information officers of scientific societies, educational institutions, and government agencies.

AMS Upcoming Conferences/Meetings
To register as press for upcoming conferences and meetings, send credentials to