LECTURE SERIES PRESENTATION ANNOUNCED.
April 23rd, 2014
STORM CHASER, WARREN FAIDLEY
Warren Faidley is the original professional storm chaser, pursuing storms full-time as journalist, cinematographer and photographer. He has received international acclaim and awards for his photography, videography and cinematography, in addition to his contributions to severe weather awareness, safety and education.
Warren is an accredited journalist specializing in the coverage of severe weather, global warming and natural disasters. Over the past 20 years, he has experienced and survived some of earth's most breathtaking and sometimes violent weather, including an F-5 tornado, a category 5 hurricane. flash floods, firestorms, incapacitating cold, baseball-sized hailstones, rogue waves, lightning jolts, bullets, rock-slides, reptiles, sinkholes and more - and survived to tell the stories.
His stunning images of Hurricane Andrew are some of the only known still pictures of the Category 5 hurricane (in progress) as it slammed into south Florida in 1992. He was the first cinematographer ever to capture a tornado on 35mm motion picture film (McLean, Texas, June 1997). Warren has been featured in countless television specials including National Geographic Explorer, The BBC, The O'Reilly Factor and The Weather Channel. Warren has worked as a severe weather expert, corporate spokesperson and consultant for news and corporate clients.