Venuti launched his broadcast career as an intern in the Channel 5 weather office, working with the legendary Bob Copeland. Before returning to WCVB, he went on to do meteorological research for the US Air Force, MIT, and worked on-air at WPSX-TV, Pennsylvania. Venuti was the morning and noon meteorologist at WGME-TV, Portland, Maine prior to joining WLVI. A frequent guest speaker in local schools on weather and science related topics, Venuti is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Lowell. He earned his Masters of Science in Meteorology at Penn State. In 1997, Venuti was awarded the American Meteorological Society Seal of Approval in recognition of his professionalism in weather forecasting and reporting. He has also served as the meteorologist for FOX News Channel in NY and WCVB channel 5 in Boston. He is currently working for MIT Lincoln Lab in Lexington, MA, specializing in aviation meteorology and helping to develop accurate thunderstorm models for the FAA. The Massachusetts native was born in Revere and grew up in Reading. He is married and has two sons.