Bonnie Schneider is a national television meteorologist and the author of the book Extreme Weather, published by Palgrave Macmillan. She is the Co-Executive Producer and On-Camera Extreme Weather Expert for the TV special now airing on the DIY Network called “Last House Standing.” Bonnie has over 260k followers across various social media platforms.
Previously, Bonnie worked as an On-Camera Meteorologist for The Weather Channel. She also covered Hurricane Sandy as a Special Correspondent for Bloomberg TV providing analysis on weather’s economic impacts. Prior to that, she was at CNN Worldwide, regularly appearing on CNN, HLN and CNN International. Bonnie held weather and reporting positions at various local TV stations across the country.
The Jericho, New York native is a graduate of Boston University. Bonnie has been awarded the American Meteorological Society's Seal of Approval for achieving the highest standard of excellence in both technical weather knowledge and communication skills. She was awarded the Seal of Approval in 2003, a time when less than 10% of all AMS Society Seal Holders were women.
In October of 2012, Bonnie was the keynote speaker of the First Party Claims Conference in Warwick, Rhode Island. Her presentation to over 300 insurance professionals, business owners, and attorneys, covered recent extreme weather events impacting the US, the science behind tornadoes, hurricanes, snow storms, hurricanes and wildfires, and precautions homeowners can take to protect their property from natural disasters.
In April of 2015, Bonnie went back to her hometown on Long Island to be inducted into the Jericho High School Hall of Fame.
Bonnie has been featured on CNN, Inside Edition, Fox News, Bloomberg, Mashable, Red Eye Radio, The Atlantic, More Magazine, and many other media outlets.
Bonnie lives in New York City.