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Wankum is a part of Wachtendonk in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
At one time, probably the most used petrol station in Germany was in Wankum. British troops serving in Germany may purchase a ration of fuel coupons to buy discounted fuel. However, these coupons are only redeemable at certain petrol stations (Shell, BP and Aral). Wankum was the last station before the Dutch border to accept petrol coupons; however they no longer do.
Another mainstay of WLVI's newscasts was chief meteorologist Mike Wankum, who first joined the station in 1993. Wankum soon gained a following with his unique approach to forecasting and won numerous New England Emmy Awards. "Boston Globe" columnist Jon Keller was also a fixture for many years as the station's sharp political analyst. His regular feature, "Keller at Large", received much critical acclaim. In 2005, Keller departed WLVI to become the new chief political reporter and analyst for WBZ-TV.
Its location, near the A40 autobahn close to the border with The Netherlands, is infamous with British motorists who pass the sign to the Wankum exit shortly after entering Germany and view the name with amusement (sometimes photographing it) due to its two syllables in written appearance. The first is a British slang term for masturbation and the second may be delivered in speech as a colloquial version of "them". Wankum is not far from the municipality called Titz.
A graduate of Briar Cliff University, Wankum lives in the town of Scituate, located on the South Shore of Massachusetts. He is a Member of the American Meteorological Society and holds the Society’s Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) designation.
Carel Anthonie van Wankum (22 April 1896 – 20 October 1961) was a Dutch rower. Together with Hein van Suylekom he won three bronze medals at the European championships of 1925–1927. The pair competed at the 1928 Summer Olympics, but failed to reach the final.
Wankum has served has chairman of the Chernobyl Children Project USA, and has assisted in a number of Boston area charities. Including Boy Scouts of America, Easter Seals, MDA, Tufts-New England Medical Center and the Floating Hospital for Children. As well as local animal shelters and nursing homes. He is a lecturer at area schools.
Wankum is a frequent contributor to the weekend edition of ABC World News Tonight and has contributed to ESPN. In his career he has provided weather reports for several Boston radio stations, including WZLX (100.7), WBCN (104.1), WBUR (90.9), and Kiss 108. He has also provided forecasts for the Boston Herald and BostonNOW. Before coming to Boston, he worked as a chief meteorologist at WTVR in Richmond, Virginia from 1990-1993, and at KTIV-TV in his native Iowa from 1980-1990.
"Once Upon a Time" is created and produced by Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz. In addition, Jane Espenson, Steve Pearlman, Kathy Gilroy, Damon Lindelof, and Brian Wankum are also producers. Liz Tigelaar also serve as series executive producers. Paul Kurta, Chad Oakes, Michael Frislev are producers, while Jordan Feiner and Keri Young are associate producers. Writers for season one episodes include: Kitsis, Horowitz, Espenson, Liz Tigelaar, David H. Goodman, Andrew Chambliss, and Ian Goldberg, with Daniel T. Thomsen writing an episode teleplay.
Hendrik Christiaan "Hein" van Suylekom (17 March 1904 – 11 December 1982) was a Dutch rower. Together with Carel van Wankum he won three bronze medals at the European championships of 1925–1927. The pair competed at the 1928 Summer Olympics, but failed to reach the final. Twenty years later, aged 44, van Suylekom competed at the 1948 Games in the coxless fours event, but his team was again eliminated in a preliminary round.
Mike Wankum is a staff meteorologist at WCVB-TV in Boston, Massachusetts an affiliate of ABC. He has been with the station since December 2006. Previously, he was chief meteorologist at WLVI Channel 56 from July 1993 to December 2006. He has won ten Emmys in Boston and one Emmy in Richmond, Virginia. Six awards by the Associated Press-Massachusetts and Rhode Island for Best Weathercast and three Massachusetts Broadcaster Association awards for Outstanding Weathercast. WLVI was sold by Tribune Broadcasting to Sunbeam Television in December 2006.
In mid-October 2002, WCVB launched its weather radar, currently known as "Storm Team 5 HD Doppler", becoming the first station in the market to operate its own radar. It is located west of Boston in Hopkinton. Also in 2002, chief meteorologist Dick Albert was joined by former rival Harvey Leonard who left WHDH to become co-chief meteorologist with Albert. Widely regarded as two of Boston's top meteorologists, Leonard and Albert were honored by the Associated Press in 2005 for "Best Weathercast in New England". In February 2007, meteorologist Mike Wankum, who was chief meteorologist at WLVI until that station's news department shut down two months prior as a result of its purchase by WHDH parent Sunbeam Television, was hired by WCVB as the weekend evening meteorologist.