When you travel for work having a "busy" day is an understatement. It's constant go-go-go mode and I absolutely love it. Dana who has organized this trip for us always has some chocolate on standby for me to keep me powered through the day (I'm not kidding, she's the greatest)! We fit in a ton… Continue reading #TWNinIreland Day 3 Walled City, Wild Atlantic, Castles & Tea
#TWNinIreland My “Wow Moment”
My wow, can't believe this is happening , how am I so blessed moment happened this morning. I laced up at 6:30 and went out for my run. No music, just the sounds of the morning and a drizzle of rain. I'm in Londonderry right now, the walled city! So I ran the walls, up… Continue reading #TWNinIreland My “Wow Moment”
Day 2 #TWNinIreland from Titanic to the Origin of Halloween
It was an early start! Beautiful sunrise here in Belfast as were left the Fitz William hotel and headed to the Titanic Belfast. Did you know the titanic was built in Ireland? "She was fine when she left here", many Irish say! We visited the exact grounds where the story of this famous ship began.… Continue reading Day 2 #TWNinIreland from Titanic to the Origin of Halloween
Let’s Go! #TWNinIreland Day 1 Dublin to Belfast
What a day ! I don't even remember the last time I slept... Thursday night I think ? Ireland has me on a crazy energy high with its vibrant people, amazing landscape and delicious food ! We arrived in Dublin today and drove two hours north to Belfast. Our flight with Air Canada Rouge was great… Continue reading Let’s Go! #TWNinIreland Day 1 Dublin to Belfast
On Top of the Weather World
At times it still feels surreal. I am living my dream. Host of the morning show on The Weather Network, live TV everyday, story telling in a unique and engaging setting and having our nation as my audience. It's a goal I set for myself when I was only in elementary school and today I'm… Continue reading On Top of the Weather World
Thanks #StormHour for the Feature!
All of us weather nerds unite over social media! It's amazing to see the passion in the industry and the amazing photographers and storm chasers at work. Storm Hour is an incredible account to follow for some of the best weather pictures & recently they decided to profile my career! I'm honoured to share my… Continue reading Thanks #StormHour for the Feature!
10 Facts about my Career with The Weather Network
Okay bonus fact I love my job & we really have a ton of fun in our studios! But here are a few facts you may not know about my role with The Weather Network. 1.I started as an intern/traffic reporter In 2011 I worked in our newsroom for a month as an intern. I… Continue reading 10 Facts about my Career with The Weather Network
It’s always sunny in Rachel Schoutsen’s career
It's so important to remember your roots. When a past high school, University, College etc. asks me to speak about my career or share some thoughts in an interview, I am always interested. Here is my latest feature on Laurier's Alumni website.