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Resume

 

CBM #284

 

EXPERIENCE

 

KABB-TV                      San Antonio, TX                                                                         March  2018 - Present

Morning Meteorologist

 

KOCO-TV                     Oklahoma City, OK                                                         November 2012 - January 2018

Morning Meteorologist

  • Prepare and present accurate weekday morning on-air weathercasts
  • Presented at various National Weather Conventions as a severe weather expert
  • Storm chaser – chased tornadoes live from news helicopter and from storm chase vehicle
  • Professionally engaged in social media with more than 60,000 social media followers, and over 10 million video views in 2016 alone.

 

KOAA-TV                      Colorado Springs, CO                                                     October 2009 – November 2012

Meteorologist

  • Forecasted and presented accurate on-air weathercasts
  • Covered live severe weather events
  • Designed and built weather graphics brand

 

KJCT-TV                        Grand Junction, CO                                                            April 2006 – October 2009

Chief Meteorologist

  • Managed operations of the weather department
  • Designed and implemented weather spotter program

 

 

EDUCATION

 

University of North Carolina – Asheville, 2006

Bachelors of Science in Atmospheric Science

 

 

AWARDS & ACCOMPLISHMENTS

 

  • 2017: Emmy award for Tornado Outbreak Coverage
  • 2013-2015: Best Morning Newscast, Oklahoma Association Broadcasters
  • 2013: Emmy nominated for Severe Weather Coverage
  • 2009: Awarded fellowship to “Understanding Violent Weather”, National Press Foundation
  • 2008: Best Weathercast, Colorado Broadcasters Association
  • 2008: Certified Broadcast Meteorologist #284, American Meteorological Society
  • 2007: Best Weathercast, Colorado Associated Press

 

 

SKILLS

 

  • Max Systems (WSI)
  • The Weather Company
  • Barons Dual Pol Doppler Radar