Native Rhode Islander Steve Cascione graduated from the University of
Rhode Island with a BA in Geography and Meteorology. He briefly attended
MIT, taking graduate classes in weather forecasting.
Cascione moved to State College, Pennsylvania, and began work for Accu
Weather as a Forecast Meteorologist. In 1980, he moved back to Rhode
Island to work for WLNE TV-6. He began a weather consulting business
called Ocean State Weather, which he still runs. Steve holds the
Broadcast Seal of Approval from the AMS.
In February 2002, after
22 years at WLNE, Steve moved to WPRI 12 and WNAC FOX Providence for
five years. He is now happy to be back at ABC6, and can be seen weekdays
from 5-7 AM and at Noon.
Steve covered Hurricane Gloria in
1986, Hurricane Bob in 1991, and all the major snowstorms to hit
Southern New England over the last 28 years. He also hosts a news
segment entitled Eat Well, a cooking show featuring local chef Walter
Potenza's' recipes. This segment can be seen on ABC 6 at noon on
Wednesday's. Steve Also hosts Pick of the Litter each Tuesday at noon
In November 2006, Steve was given the Silver Circle Award
by the New England Chapter of the National Television Academy. The
Silver Circle recognizes individuals who have made significant
contributions to television over 25 years or more.
Steve celebrated 33 years of television broadcasting in May 2013, 28 of them right here at ABC6.