Nora Zimmett serves as President of News and Original Series for The Weather Channel television network. Nora oversees all aspects of the network’s live and original programming, and its world-renowned storm coverage. She also oversees all weather content for the network’s digital platforms. She is responsible for the overall editorial direction of the network and helped lead the channel to its first-ever News and Documentary Emmy Award in 2019.

Nora joined The Weather Channel in September 2014 from CNN where she served as co-creator and executive producer of both New Day Weekend and Smerconish. Prior to joining CNN, she held senior producer and producer roles at Bloomberg Television and Fox News Channel. Nora is an award-winning journalist and in addition to the 2019 Emmy, Nora received an Emmy Award at CNN for her work on the 2012 presidential election.
Nora holds a bachelor’s degree from Harvard University.