Brandon orr

 

Resume

 

 

CBM #677

 

EXPERIENCE

 

WPLG-TV                                   Miami, FL                                                                      August 2018-Present

Weekend Morning Meteorologist

 

WKRC-TV                                   Cincinnati, OH                                                         August 2015-August 2018

Meteorologist

  • On-air meteorologist for newscasts and severe weather coverage, in the field and  in the studio.
  • Developed a unique look for our weather graphics, exclusive to the station.
  • Brainstormed new ideas to present weather outside of the studio, bringing a unique way to do weather in the market.
  • Forecast from the field of Nippert Stadium for University of Cincinnati Football.
  • Dispatched to national breaking weather, such as the Gatlinburg wildfires and Hurricane Irma, as a field meteorologist for Sinclair Broadcast Group.

 

WYMT-TV                                    Hazard, KY                                                               October 2013-July 2015

Meteorologist/Reporter

  • On-air meteorologist for weekend newscasts and severe weather coverage.
  • Got creative producing, shooting, and editing a weekly outdoor adventure segment  and a 30 minute documentary.
  • Developed new weather graphics for a fresh look in a HD transition.
  • Designed and implemented a upgraded severe weather ticker with Live:Wire.

 

Pennsylvania State University           State College, PA                                                       August 2012-May 2013

Teaching Assistant

  • Developed lesson plans and taught a weekly lab section for an introductory weather course.
  • Worked one-on-one with students to explain weather phenomena in an easy to understand format.

 

PA Department of Transportation      State College, PA                                                          April 2012-May 2013

Winter Weather Forecaster

  • Improved communication skills by breaking down complicated winter weather forecasts for PennDot officials in a detailed weather report.
  • Verified weather forecasts and developed methods to improve forecasting skills

 

 

EDUCATION

 

Pennsylvania State University – May 2013

Bachelor of Science, Meteorology

Emphasis in weather forecasting and communications

 

 

SKILLS

 

  • WSI Max
  • Weather Central
  • WSI Graphics Producer
  • Live:Wire
  • Edius
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • INews
  • ENPS

 

 

ACHIEVEMENTS

 

2015 Kentucky Associated Press Awards

First Place: Best Weather Anchor, Best Digital Journalist

 

Ohio Valley Regional Emmy Awards

2016 Nominee: Feature News Report – Single Story

2015 Nominee: Feature News Report – Series