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Weather presenter masterclass

Carol Kirkwood gives millions of people vital news every day as the main weather presenter on BBC Breakfast.

Providing accurate and reliable weather forecasts is an important job for news bulletins. From farmers planning their days to commuters deciding whether to carry an umbrella or not, the weather makes a difference to all of us.

Carol took School Reporters from the Bonus Pastor School in Lewisham behind the scenes at the BBC's Television Centre to teach them some of the most important elements of the job.

You can recap the main points from the video in the accompanying worksheet:

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