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Beth Hall is not just the Indiana State Climatologist. She’s also very funny. Hall shows the importance of professionalism in a setting but also knows how to have fun.

The first video on this page showcases the importance of Hall’s work with the Indiana State Climate Office and the Midwestern Regional Climate Center. The second video gives a glimpse of the laughs we shared during the interview process.

When we interviewed her, Hall knew exactly when to flip the switch to convey her message and goals through her answers. However, she had us laughing the entire time. Hall has the most contagious laugh. She keeps her audience engaged and wanting to hear more.

I learned an important life lesson from her: Work does not always have to be boring. The thing I fear most when going into the workplace is that professionalism takes over and leaves no room for fun. My experience with Hall made me excited for my future, as it eased my worries by showing me work can be enjoyable. Beside her humor, Hall is very well-spoken and generous. She is in the perfect field to work with people because of her welcoming smile and personality.

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Kendall Johnson Kendall Johnson, student filmmaker and blogger
Kendall Johnson is a sophomore agricultural communication major from Boonville, Indiana. She is a member of the Purdue Golduster Dance Team with whom she performs at many different sporting events, including football. She has a passion for public speaking, which grew through her 10 years of 4-H.
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This blog and video are part of the Visionaries series, which highlights the work and lives of researchers in the Purdue University College of Agriculture. The content for this series is created by the students of ASEC 280 (Digital Storytelling).

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