Weathercaster Bart Adrian will be leaving Channel 6 at the end of August in what news director Jim Lemon described as a "mutual decision."
Adrian joined Channel 6 on June 22, 1982 -- just four months after lead forecaster Vince Condella started there.
While no specifics were given for the departure -- Adrian's not saying anything right now -- Lemon was full of praise for the veteran.
"For us, it's been the benefit of having a really solid team," Lemon said. He also praised Adrian for his community work, including a tradition of bringing Cub Scout groups into the station on weekends to tour the operation.
"There are generations of young people who came through and got a taste of a TV station because they were part of a cub scout group who came through on a tour group led by Bart Adrian," Lemon said.
Adrian's position will be filled, but Lemon said, "we will never find anybody to replace him."
Sad to see so many nice people leaving the Milwaukee media scene lately. Best Wishes to Bart and Mike Miller!
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