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Resume

 

 

CBM #226

 

EXPERIENCE

 

WBBM-TV                              Chicago, IL                                                                 November 2002 – Present

Weekday Evening Meteorologist

 

WXYZ-TV                               Detroit, MI                                                               March 1999 – October 2002

Morning and Noon Meteorologist.

 

WFLA-TV                               Tampa, FL                                                         September 1995 – February 1999

Weekend Meteorologist.

  • On-air meteorologist - WFLA newscasts, The Tampa Tribune
  • On-line forecasts, CNN Headline News Local editions

 

WFLA-AM                              Tampa, FL

Weather Anchor.

  • Hourly updates.

 

CLTV                                     Chicago, IL                                                        February 1994 – September 1995

Weekday Evening Meteorologist

 

WGN-AM                               Chicago, IL

Meteorologist.

  • Hourly updates.

 

WJCL-TV                               Savannah, GA                                                        October 1992 – February 1994

Weekend Meteorologist

  • CNN Headline News local edition.
  • Health reporter/general assignment/Anchor/Photographer/Editor.

 

WJCL-AM                             Savannah, GA

News/Weather Anchor.

  • Morning Drive updates.

 

 

EDUCATION

 

Uinversity of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

B.A. Radio & Television, May 1992

Magna Cum Laude

 

Mississippi State University

Broadcast Meteorology Program.

 

 

ORGANIZATIONS

 

  • AMS - Certified with the AMS Seal of Approval #950.
  • Awarded CBM Seal - Certified Broadcast Meteorologist #226.
  • NWA - Certified with the NWA Broadcasting Seal of Approval #9402433.

 

 

HONORS

 

  • NATAS Chicago Midwest Emmy for Outstanding Achievement for On-Camera Talent – Weather Anchor, November 2015
  • NATAS Chicago Midwest Emmy for Outstanding Achievement for Informational/Instructional Programming – Program/Special/Series/Segment, November 2015
  • NATAS Chicago Midwest Emmy for Outstanding Achievement for News Gathering – Spot News

 

REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST