Alexandra Wilson

 

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EXPERIENCE

 

The Weather Channel                     Atlanta, GA                                                                   March 2013-Present

Meteorologist

  • Co-Anchor a weekday three-hour show (since 2014)
  • Breaking/severe weather coverage
  • Live reports from the field
  • Collaboration with experts
  • Manage social media pages
  • Presentation of digital videos

 

WHNS-TV/FOX Carolina                  Greenville, SC                                                       March 2010-February 2013

Meteorologist

  • Forecast daily
  • Create graphics
  • Provide on-air weathercasts every 10 minutes during 4-hour morning show
  • Live shots and weather packages
  • Update web forecast text / video / social media / weather-related news stories
  • Contribute to weather blog
  • Produce and anchor special weather shows
  • Produce and anchor a daily Hollywood news segment called “The H Block”
  • Provide radio forecasts to area stations

 

WOWK-TV/WVNS-TV                     Huntington, WV                                                 January 2008-February 2010

Meteorologist

  • Forecast daily
  • Create graphics
  • Provide on-air weathercasts every 10 minutes during 2-hour morning show and daily for the noon show
  • Live shots and packages on weather
  • Update web forecast text / video / weather-related news stories
  • Contribute to weather blog
  • Record radio forecasts for local stations

 

KYW-TV                                      Philadelphia, PA                                                                     Summer 2005

Weather Intern

 

Comcast SportsNet                        Philadelphia, PA                                                            Summers 2001-2003

Intern

 

 

EDUCATION

 

The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

Distinction Graduate, GPA: 3.76

B.S., Meteorology, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, December 2007

 

Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

Summa Cum Laude, GPA: 3.84

B.S., Broadcast Journalism, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, May 2006

B.S., Marketing, The Martin J. Whitman School of Management, May 2006

 

 

CERTIFICATIONS & SKILLS

 

  • Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM #357)
  • AMS local chapter officer
  • ENPS and iNEWS
  • Weather Central
  • WSI and Galileo graphics
  • Enterprise Live Doppler Radar
  • ESP Radar
  • Linear video editing.

 

 

HONORS

 

  • Whitman Scholar (honors top seniors in Whitman School of Management)
  • Chauncey D. Holmes Award (excellence in Geology)
  • AMS John R. Hope Endowed Scholarship in Atmospheric Science
  • Joel N. and Peggy Myers Scholarship in Meteorology (PSU Department of Meteorology)
  • John and Elizabeth Holmes Teas Scholarship (PSU College of Earth and Mineral Sciences)
  • Chi Epsilon Pi National Meteorology Honor Society