Jackie Layer

 

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EXPERIENCE

 

WHDH-TV                                    Boston, MA                                             May 2018 - Present

Meteorologist

 

NBC (NECN-TV)                           Boston, MA                                             August 2016 - April 2018

Weekend Morning Meteorologist

  • Coordinate with producers to put together a seamless newscast with Dalet
  • Update online forecast daily through Clickability platform
  • Consult with fellow meteorologists
  • Send out day-planner email to be featured in the ticker that scrolls along the bottom of the newscast
  • Coordinate school visits to promote our Weather Warrior vehicle & to give local students the opportunity to chat with a meteorologist
  • Consult with our web team to provide the latest coverage of weather phenomena with Facebook Lives (from the recent solar eclipse, to meteor showers, to snow storms)
  • Submit Closed Captioning along with the feature weather story of the day to be posted on the web
  • Presented at local high schools & events on behalf of the station/Weather Team.
  • Tag team with fellow meteorologists for severe weather days
  • Feature viewer photos that are tweeted or email to our shareit@necn.com email address
  • Participate in our seasonal Early Warning Weather Special with stories that focused on: How to properly winterize your vehicle for a New England Winter, A Year Later: The Overnight Tornado that Ripped Thru Concord, MA, and The Buzz About Natural Landscaping

 

ABC-57 (WBND-TV)                    South Bend, IN                                        July 2013 - August 2016

Weekend Meteorologist

  • Create, produce & present weather forecasts for 4 shows on Saturday evenings and 3 shows on Sunday evenings
  • Share continuous updates on social media
  • Record radio hits for B100, 95.3 MNC, Mix 106
  • Visit local schools to present “Project: Tornado”, an interactive presentation that teaches students where to go when severe weather strikes
  • Arrange and conduct interviews for weather features stories
  • Contribute written weather feature articles to the ABC-57 website
  • Cover local events such as County Fairs, Downtown First Fridays
  • Manage video camera and backpack for one-man band live shots
  • Submit video forecasts for South Bend Cubs and Notre Dame Hockey home games to display on the jumbotron
  • Customize a forecast page for local newspaper, Elkhart Truth
  • Attend & Host local events on behalf of ABC-57

 

 

 EDUCATION

 

  • Pennsylvania State University, May 2013
  • Bachelor of Science, Meteorology Weather Forecasting & Communications Option

 

 

 SKILLS

 

  • Technical:
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Audacity
  • Photoshop
  • TV Station Computer Systems:
  • WSI-TruVU Max
  • Weather Central’s Live & 3D Live
  • Accuweather’s Galileo
  • WorldNow
  • iNews
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Edius

 

 

 MEMBERSHIPS

 

  • American Meteorological Society
  • National Weather Association