Dr. Mel will do live chat on Hurricane Irene, days after retiring

25 Aug

Dr. Mel Goldstein on his East Haven deck.

Beloved Connecticut weather man Dr. Mel Goldstein announces his retirement, and Connecticut faces potentially one of the biggest weather events of the century. So the New Haven Register convinced Dr. Mel to come out of retirement for a little while on Friday morning. He’s agreed to do a live chat with readers of the Register, Middletown Press and New Haven Register at 11:30 a.m. Friday. For more on the career and retirement of Dr. Mel, check out Register TV Editor Joe Amarante‘s recent column about him.

2 Responses to “Dr. Mel will do live chat on Hurricane Irene, days after retiring”


  1. Newsrooms join forces to prepare for Hurricane Irene « Connecticut Newsroom - August 26, 2011

    […] New Haven Register staff were lining up a live online chat with Dr. Mel Goldstein, the beloved Connecticut TV weather man who announced his retirement only a few days before the […]

  2. Hurricane coverage in the new news ecology « Connecticut Newsroom - August 27, 2011

    […] a fascinating subject at an opportune time and recounting it in print, they invite the audience in via live-streamed video and live chats. Or invite them to watch the hurricane itself as it […]

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