BILL KELLY
 Resume EXPERIENCE WGLA-TV Washington, DC October 2017-Present Chief Meteorologist WSYX-TV Columbus, OH June 2012-September 2017 Chief Meteorologist 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 News Director 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 Chief Meteorologist 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 Morning Weathercaster 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 Weekend Weathercaster 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). EDUCATION 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 Facebook @ Bill KellyABC6FOX28 Twitter @billkellywsyx