Balint Szalavari

Balint Szalavari joined WLFI in May of 2018 as the weekend meteorologist and a multi-platform journalist.

Title: Weekend Meteorologist and a Multi-platform Journalist.
Balint.szalavari@wlfi.com

Balint Szalavari joined WLFI in May of 2018 as the weekend meteorologist and a multi-platform journalist.

Balint graduated from Ball State University with a major in professional meteorology and minors in both German and telecommunications. During his time in college, Balint interned at WISH-TV and was a weather forecaster for NewsLink Indiana, BSU’s television station.

Having grown up in Indianapolis, Balint is excited to remain close to home as he begins his professional career.

In his free time, Balint enjoys spending time with his family, mountain biking, off-roading, and exercising.

Balint is passionate about the weather and news and loves coming to work every day. Please feel free to contact him with any story ideas!

Recent Posts by Balint Szalavari

Active shooter training underway

The Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office's active shooter training gave officers a first hand look at responding to an active shooting situation.

West Lafayette councilman aims to replace plastic straws

According to the National Park Service, Americans use 500 million drinking straws each day. This is enough to fill more than 125 school buses.

Millennials may not be as picky of eaters as we think

A study published earlier this year suggests millennials may be less selective when it comes to food than we think.

Purdue Brain Gain Initiative Helping Bring Purdue Alumni Back to Indiana

Since his time as governor, Purdue University President Mitch Daniels has been working to reverse the state's brain drain.

Local hero receives Purple Heart Truck

We've heard of veterans being honored with medals and letters. But how about with a truck? Former United States Army Sergeant James Logsdon was recognized with a Purple Heart Truck.

Winter Weather Outlook - colder and more snow predicted this season

Meteorologists and the Climate Prediction Center are calling for cooler and drier conditions for the upcoming winter.

National Weather Service adds snow squall warnings to list of winter weather warnings

Snow squall warnings will be issued during periods of brief but heavy snowfall.

Arconic ends pre-Medicare retiree health coverage

The company notified employees last month of its decision to end pre-Medicare medical and prescription drug coverage for non-union employees and retirees

New radar helping improve weather data for northwestern Indiana

Purdue's radar was installed in June. It's 30 mile coverage radius will help provide Tippecanoe and surrounding counties with more accurate weather data in real time.

Jelly scooters arriving on Purdue's campus

Jelly scooters will soon be coming to the paths of Purdue's campus. But the company is bringing the scooters in the name of science research.

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