Johanna WagstaffeJohanna Wagstaffe is an on-camera meteorologist for CBC covering local, national and international weather and science stories. She joined the CBC News: Weather Centre in the summer of 2007 working on the CBC News Network morning shows.
Johanna is now in Vancouver and her forecasts can be seen daily, on CBC News Vancouver at 5, 5:30, 6 pm, as well as part of the brand new CBC News Now team, presenting the latest weather & science stories with Ian Hanomansing at 5, 7, 10 pm PT across the country.
With Wagstaffe's background in seismology and earth science, she is often utilized by CBC as the go-to expert for insight into breaking science stories. Some of the stories she has covered recently include the Copenhagen Climate Conference, the 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami, and flying with the Snowbirds.
Johanna Wagstaffe graduated with an honours degree in geophysics from The University of Western Ontario. She was first exposed to weather forecasting as a summer intern at the Environment Canada Severe Weather Centre and then obtained her post-graduate meteorology certificate from York University.
Outside of work, Wagstaffe enjoys flying and has both her glider's and pilot's license. She enjoys teaching children about weather and science and is part of the Astronuts Kids Space Club. She is a runner and snowboarder, and is passionate about music in all forms and can often be found at a local concert.