Local blogger wins two international awards

Mar 31, 2014 1:43 PM

Local blogger and former KHSL-TV weather anchor Anthony Watts has won two international awards for his science blog “Watts Up With That?”

The internationally known online award ceremony “The Bloggies” has announced winners based on worldwide voting.

Watts, whose science blog “Watts Up With That?” was started in November 2006 under the Norcalblogs section of the Chico Enterprise Record, has taken top honors in two categories. For the second straight year, his “Watts Up With That?” website (also known as WUWT), has taken the “Weblog of the Year” award for 2014.

WUWT was also awarded the “Best Group or Community Weblog: which is a testament to it recently surpassing 1.2 million visitor comments on the website.

WUWT has been internationally known not only for its topical science narrative, but also for conducting peer reviewed science with the help of crowd-sourcing activities by WUWT readers.

To see other 2014 “Bloggies” winners click here and follow this link to visit Watts’ blog.


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