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Laura Tobin : biography

October 10th 1981 -

Laura Elizabeth Brown (née Tobin) (born 10 October 1981) is an English broadcast meteorologist, currently employed by the ITV Breakfast programme Daybreak. ITV Press Centre, 28 August 2012

Early life

Tobin was born and raised in Northampton with her twin brother Mark. She attended Duston Upper School, gaining A-Levels in Mathematics, Physics and Art, and then studied Physics and Meteorology at Reading University.BBC Weather

Career

On graduation from University in 2003, she joined the Met Office. On completing her training, she was assigned in October 2004 to the Cardiff Weather Centre, where she gained experience of broadcasting on BBC Radio Wales. In 2005, Tobin moved to RAF Brize Norton, providing aeronautical meteorology reports and briefings to Royal Air Force transport crews, and to the media of the British Forces Broadcasting Service (BFBS).

BBC Weather

Tobin joined the team of BBC Weather Centre forecasters at the end of 2007, eventually regularly appearing on BBC News channel, BBC World News, BBC Radio 5 Live, and the on-demand interactive services of BBC Red Button found on digital terrestrial (DVB-T) and digital satellite (DVB-S) TV. She also regularly presented the weather for the BBC News at One on BBC One.

Daybreak

On 3 September 2012 she joined the newly relaunched ITV Breakfast programme Daybreak as the weather presenter.

Personal life

Tobin married Dean Brown on 13 August 2010 in Bray-on-Thames, England.

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