ERICA GROW
 Resume EXPERIENCE WNBC-TV New York, NY September 2015-Present Meteorologist Weekend Evening Meteorologist for WNBC, the flagship station for the Comcast-owned NBC Station Group Weather producer using WSI TruView Max weather graphics & Clickability webpage manager for nbcnewyork.com Board Member for the American Meteorological Society's Board on Enterprise Communication, three-year term began Jan 2015 Co-Chair of Penn State Meteorology Development Sub-Committee, membership began August 2015 WUSA-TV CBS9 Washington, D.C. Setepmber 2012-Septemeber 2015 Meteorologist/ Co-Host Meteorologist and Co-Host for weekend morning newscast Share forecasting duties on weekday morning and noon shows WTNH-TV ABC New Haven, CT April 2011-August 2012 Meteorologist Forecast, produce and anchor all weather segments for the 6pm, 10pm and 11pm weekend shows Produce all weather graphics using Weather Central Fusion Studio Primary fill-in weather anchor for both AM and PM weekday shifts Produce all weather related web content for wtnh.com Writer and administrator for wxedge.com weather website 2-4 school visits per week in News 8’s educational “Mobile Weather Lab” vehicle WPVI-TV ABC6 Philadelphia, PA January 2007-January 2010 On-Air Meteorologist Created forecasts and anchored weather segments for Action News Saturday and Sunday mornings for the #1 rated TV station in the fourth-largest media market in the country Produced weather graphics for all weather segments using WSI Weather Graphics System, Barons VIPIR Radar, and Barons Live Radar Educated local students at dozens of public and parochial schools via PowerPoint presentations Spoke on educational panels for the Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia and local universities Wrote and produced weekly “Green Living” segment on newscast Answered meteorology-related questions via “E-mail Erica” segment (live) and Web page (written) Interacted with viewers, representing Action News at Philadelphia-area community events including Philadelphia Flower Show, Philadelphia Auto Show, 6abc Holiday Food Drive, etc. WHP-TV CBS21 Harrisburg, PA January 2005-November 2006 On-Air Meteorologist Anchored and produced weather forecasts Produced weather graphics for all weather segments using Weather Central Genesis Graphics System Fill-in traffic reporter, AM and PM traffic reports Produced and presented educational content to local students Coordinated annual CBS21 “Ask the Meteorologist” event, 2005 & 2006 KMID-TV ABC2 Midland, TX April 2003-December 2004 On-Air Meteorologist Anchored and produced weather forecasts Produced weather graphics for all weather segments using Meteorlogix Weather Graphics System and Barons Live Radar Wrote, anchored and produced weekly “Weather Wise” segment for evening newscasts CNET-7 State College, PA September 2001-August 2002 On-Air Meteorologist Forecasted for central Pennsylvania with on-air forecasting twice a week Produced show using WSI Weather Graphics Member of American Meteorological Society and National Weather Association EDUCATION Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA B.S. in Meteorology, December 2002 Academic focus on forecasting, natural sciences and climatology Awarded the CBM (Certified Broadcast Meteorologist) Seal from the American Meteorological Society in 2012, and currently a member of the AMS's Board on Enterprise Communication COMPUTER SKILLS Weather Graphic Systems: WSI, Weather Central Genesis, Meteorologix Barons 40,000 Watt Doppler Radar with street-level mapping and storm tracking Programming: Perl, C++, CGI Web Design: Dream Weaver 4, Java Script Platforms: Windows, Macintosh, UNIX/Linux ACTIVITIES / INTERESTS The Franklin Institute Museum Programs Volunteer, March 2010-present Penn State Alumni Association Director of Activities, Philadelphia Chapter, February 2010-present Activities Director for Liberty Ball planning committee, 2009-present Pals for Life October 2008-Present. Pals for Life is a volunteer pet therapy program. COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT Fab Fems STEM mentor through the National Girls Collaborative Project, and stay active in the community through weekly school visits and by participating in numerous other educational programs, with local and national reach. Children's Science Center museum Served on the STEM Advisory Council (Science, Technology, Education and Math) Master of Ceremonies: Girls Exploring Tomorrow’s Technology (GETT), 2010; Penn State Abington’s Math Options Program, 2008-2010; Penn State Alumni Scholar Society, 2009; Temple Ambler’s EarthFest, 2009 Delivered Keynote Address for Rock the Night (Leukemia & Lymphoma Society), 2007-2010 On-air guest for WMMR’s Preston and Steve Campout for Hunger show, 2007 & 2008 Named 95.7 BEN-FM’s “Woman of the Week”, 2008 & 2009 Presented radio forecasts with Andre Gardner of 102.9 WMGK, 2007-2008 REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST