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Julia LeStage
Founder and CEO of Weathermob, Inc., a social weather media company.

LeStage is a 25-year veteran of the media industry and is a former Head of Daytime and Reality at Channel 4 (a UK National TV Broadcaster) and was responsible for commissioning the first series of Big Brother in the UK, which has continued to be the most successful television show in the history of British Television. LeStage’s commissions have won Royal Television Awards, Broadcast Awards, People’s Choice Awards and BAFTAs.

After leaving Channel 4, American-born and Boston-based LeStage founded and ran her own content production company.

Prior to joining Channel 4 (UK), LeStage worked in all aspects of the television development and production at: Thames Television Limited/Pearson Television (UK), Brook Associates (UK), Nickelodeon (UK), WGBH-TV (Boston), WCAX-TV (a CBS affiliate), MTV Europe and McNeil/Lehrer Productions (New York). She was educated at Oxford University, Middlebury College and Harvard Business School.

Entries by Julia LeStage

Talking on Sunshine; WX GEEKS, the Weather Channel's New Sunday Show

(1) Comments | Posted August 8, 2014 | 4:33 PM

Image courtesy of The Weather Channel

The Weather Channel's new Sunday lunchtime talk show, WX Geeks, might be a peace offering to DirecTV -- to whom The Weather Channel promised a decrease in reality programming and an increase in weather content --...

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Boston Strong: Forecast, Hopeful

(0) Comments | Posted April 23, 2013 | 3:07 PM

Last Monday, April 15, was supposed to be a grand day on all fronts in Boston. The sun was shining so brightly -- twinkling, actually -- and it was that perfect New England early-spring cool; just a sliver of cold lingered. Daffodils, magnolia buds and cherry blossoms had joined us....

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50 Shades of Weather: Sandy Reveals Herself...

(0) Comments | Posted November 1, 2012 | 1:04 PM


As Sandy the hurricane made herself known on the East Coast of the US and the media surged around her, it was surreal to watch the rest of the world continue to report their weather on Weathermob. The rest of the world...

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