Frankie MacDonald – Amateur weatherman on the autism spectrum makes international headlines

image taken from Twitter

image taken from Twitter

Sydney, Nova Scotia – Frankie MacDonald, 3o, who has autism, has this week landed his dream job. Frankie has been an enthusiastic and dedicated amateur weatherman for the past two years. His YouTube videos having been viewed millions of times.

Mr MacDonald  had always wanted to be a weatherman and now CBC News have offered him his very own weather segment.

Mr MacDonald  very much gives practical advice on storms and any severe weather predictions. This practical advice can be seen in the video Massive Blizzard to Hit New Brunswick on Tuesday January 27, 2015 that can be viewed below.

News of Mr MacDonald and his weather reports went viral  after posted about him, in the article  “Please give this man a TV weatherman job.

After this was posted, Mr MacDonlad’s story CBC story on the Whitney Pier prognosticator that is two-years-old, received more  than 100,000 page views.

There has been an outpouring of support for Mr MacDonlad from all over the world and many comments can be seen  on Twitter where he has over 11k followers.


Autism Daily Newscast would like to congratulate Mr MacDonald on his fantastic new job.

Source: CBC News Nova Scotia: Frankie MacDonald, amateur weatherman, makes international news