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WDSU hires Loyola alum for morning weather spot

May 8, 2009

jay galle loyola university new orleans school of mass communication alumLoyola University alumnus and New Orleans native Jay Gallé will join WDSU-TV's staff of meteorologists, the television station announced.

Gallé returns to New Orleans after forecasting in Salinas, Calif., and doing a little work in Hollywood. "Growing up in New Orleans, I developed a real fascination and healthy respect for the weather," Gallé said in a WDSU news release.

"In this part of the world, you absolutely need to know what's going on with the weather. It has a tremendous impact on all of our lives. It's one of the reasons I pursued a career in meteorology."

Coming home to join WDSU. ... It's really something special," he said. Gallé graduated from Holy Cross High School and received a bachelor’s degree in communication from Loyola University in 1993.

We're always pleased when we can bring a talented New Orleanian home," said WDSU President and General Manager Joel Vilmenay in the release.

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