WGLA-TV Washington, DC October 2017-Present
WSYX-TV Columbus, OH June 2012-September 2017
- Head of a 5 person weather staff, leading the team during all severe weather events, scheduling, graphic/content creation, and story enterprising for severe weather specials.
- Station representative of the “First Warning Weather Team” for public events such as emcee work, community appearances, and school visits.
- Assistant to Sinclair Broadcast Company corporate staff in overall company wide revamp of weather system/graphics
- Primary meteorologist fill-in on ABC’s Good Morning America.
KHQ-TV Spokane, WA July 2009-May 2012
Chief Meteorologist/Main Anchor
- Personally responsible for revamping the entire weather department, including graphics, content, and talent coaching.
- In charge of the Weather Department in the station group. Often traveled and met with other company meteorologists, training them on leadership, graphical content and powerful story telling.
- Lead Anchor for Fox First at Ten, successfully communicating the nightly news to Tens of Thousands of viewers. Helped to make it the #1 prime-time newscast in the Inland Northwest
KOBI-TV Medford, OR July 2008-July 2009
- Personally responsible for the overall news operation, including content, writing, scheduling, and budgetary issues
- Implemented a station wide change in culture with a lead by example and strong communication model.
- Headed up many projects which helped the station climb the ratings ladder, including a very successful statewide telecast of the 2008 Senatorial debate between Gordon Smith and Jeff Merkley
KPNX-TV Phoenix, AZ August 2003-June 2008
- Promoted from Weekend Meteorologist in June ’04.
- M-F, 4:30, 5:00, 6:00, 10pm broadcasts, on-air Meteorologist for our 24 hour WeatherPlus Channel, on-line at 12news.com, and in print with the Arizona Republic weather section.
- Responsible for the weather department, including graphical look, presentation style, special weather programs, and coordination of schedules.
- Regularly made public appearances, further enhancing the brand of 12News, including school visits, charity fundraisers, personal appearances, and station sponsored events
WXIX-TV Cincinnati, OH August 2001-August 2003
Morning Show Meteorologist
- M-F, 5am-9am local morning show. Nearly 40 live weather hits every morning.
- Helped take the show from a #4 position to #1 in just 2 years!
- In addition to covering weather, also interviewed celebrities, delivered live feature reports, and visited many schools, talking to kids about weather.
KOVR-TV Sacramento, CA April 1999-August 2001
Weekend Weather Anchor/Reporter
- Forecast & delivered the weather during the 6pm & 11pm broadcasts.
- Filled-in for the Daybreak Show, as well as the 5:00, 6:00, and 10:00 P.M. news shows.
- Worked on and updated weather web site (www.kovr13.com).
KDRV-TV Medford, OR December 1998-April 1999
- Weathercaster for "Live this Morning" on KDRV. An hour-long morning show, including 6 hits of weather, live shots, pet corner and various types of personality driven TV.
- Worked with the WSI Weather producer and Show FX on a daily basis.
KIEM-TV Eureka, CA 1998
- Produced and forecasted the weather including marine forecasts, weather trivia questions, and extended outlooks.
- Excelled with the WSI 9000 system and built own maps.
- Also, live shots on location, photography, reporting, and updated web site (www.kiem-tv.com).
1994-1998 California State University, Sacramento
B.A., Communication Studies, Minor – Earth Science Geography
1999-2001 Mississippi State University – Dept. of Geosciences
Completed Broadcast Meteorology program
2002 - Present Continued education and recertification of National Weather Association (NWA) Seal
ORGANIZATIONS & AWARDS
- National Weather Association (NWA) – Active & Sealed Member since 2002 - #0208806
- Ohio AP Award 2012, 2013, 2014 (Best Weather in Ohio)
- Ohio AP Award 2014 (Best Anchor)
- Emmy Award 2012, 2013 (Best Weathercast – Ohio Valley Chapter)
- Emmy Award 2013 (Anchor, Weather Program – Ohio Valley Chapter)
- Emmy Award 2006 (Best Weathercast – Rocky Mountain Chapter)
- Emmy Nominations 1999, 2002, 2006
- Voted Best Weathercaster, Phoenix Magazine 2006
- Sigma Chi Fraternity – “Life Loyal Sig”, currently active