nicole mitchell







WFOR-TV                       Minneapolis, MN                                                                   December 2017 - Present

Freelance Meteorologist


WFOR-TV                       Miami, FL                                                                          April 2016 – June 1st 2016

Freelance Meteorologist


Al Jazeera America           New York, NY                                                                          July 2013 – April 2016

Morning Meteorologist

  • Meteorologist for “Your World This Morning” & contributor across the network during active weather
  • Innovated, researched, and produced a branded environmental segment
  • Served as expert on topics such as climate change and tropical weather


United States Air Force                                                                                                  August 2003 - Present

Air Force Reserves Aerial Reconnaissance Officer

  • Fly into hurricanes including Katrina, Wilma, and Earl to determine storm center and intensity
  • Collect and report weather data from tropical systems, information which is critical to NHC forecasts
  • Carry out extensive public outreach and education on tropical weather and weather safety
  • Air National Guard Weather Officer and Forecaster, August 1992 – August 2003
  • Prepare forecasts and briefings tailored to ground aviations operations, deploy overseas


The Weather Channel        Atlanta, GA                                                                            July 2004 – June 2013

Meteorologist & Anchor

  • Anchor weather stories and provide weather forecasts for top-rated network program
  • Research, participate and provide content for station environmental initiatives
  • Create forecast segments and participate in show production, content and writing
  • Build relationships with advertisers which helps provide additional revenue for the company
  • Offer specific expertise as hurricane expert, travel analyst and aviation authority


KJRH-TV                         Tulsa, OK                                                                     November 2002 – April 2004

Evening Meteorologist

  • Craft and deliver on-air forecasts, extensive work with severe weather
  • Serve as storm chaser and live reporter for station


Ag Day                           South Bend, IN                                                                  June 2001 – October 2002


  • Part-time meteorologist for nationally syndicated program


WNDU-TV                       South Bend, IN                                                                 October 2000 – June 2002

Weekend Meteorologist

  • Weekend meteorologist and primary fill-in for all other shifts; report and perform live reports
  • Speak at schools about weather; regularly make public appearances on behalf of the station


KOTA-TV                         Rapid City, SD                                                                    August 1998 – April 2000

Morning & Noon Meteorologist

  • Prepare and convey all forecasts for KOTA-TV and radio; regularly report weather from live locations
  • Produce and anchor morning news cut-ins and anchored entire Noon News as needed


Member of American Meteorological Society and AMS Seal Holder





Georgia State University College of Law, Atlanta, GA - Juris Doctorate, May 2010

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN - B.A. Speech Communications, 1996

Community College of the Air Force - Associate’s Degree, Weather technology (meteorology)