VANESSA MURDOCK
 Resume EXPERIENCE WCBS-TV New York, NY October 2011-Present Weekend Morning Meteorologist/Weekday Reporter Deliver live, on-air weathercasts during weekend morning newscasts and fill-in as necessary. Deliver live, continuous weather coverage during severe weather outbreaks. Report weather and community stories for weekday newscasts. WTKR-TV Norfolk, VA November 2006-September 2011 Meteorologist/Reporter/Executive Producer Deliver live, on-air weathercasts for the CBS affiliate WTKR during weekend morning and evening newscasts. Deliver live, continuous weather coverage during tornado outbreaks and severe thunderstorms. Report weather and community stories for weekday newscasts. Report ways to ‘Go Green’ for monthly segment. Manage production of, produce, report and support editing of annual hurricane specials, including the Emmy Nominated 2007 Hurricane Special “Surviving the Storm.” Prepare detailed, seven-day forecasts and create graphics using Barron’s VIPIR and Weather Central’s 3D:LIVE. Write daily weather discussion and post it to the station website wtkr.com. Record forecasts for local radio stations 101.3 2WD and The New Rejoice 100.9. Fill-in for the Chief and Morning Meteorologists. Visit local schools and community organizations to promote weather safety and WTKR. Virginia Wesleyan College Norfolk, VA July 2007-Present Adjunct Instructor of Meteorology Teach students the fundamentals atmospheric science and meteorology. Prepare exams, homework, and discussions to enhance students understanding of the science. WCAV / WVAW / WAHU Charlottesville, VA May 2005-October 2006 Broadcast Meteorologist Deliver live, on-air weathercasts for the ABC affiliate WVAW during the 7 p.m. and 11 p.m. newscasts. Deliver live, on-air weathercasts for the FOX affiliate WAHU during the 10 p.m. newscast. Deliver live, on-air, team-coverage weathercasts for the CBS affiliate WCAV during the 5 p.m. newscast. Deliver live, continuous weather coverage during tornado outbreaks, severe thunderstorms, and winter weather. Prepare, deliver, and post the "Online Weather Minute" to our stations website wvaw.tv. Write daily weather discussion and post it to our station's website wvaw.tv. Record six weathercasts per day for local radio stations HOT 101.9 and MIX 107.5. Prepare detailed, seven-day forecast for all counties within DMA and create graphics using Weather Central's LIVE, 3D:LIVE, GENESIS, and Storm Sentinel. Pennsylvania State University University Park, PA August 2003-May 2005 Teaching Assistant Instruct students on the fundamentals of meteorology. Provide assistance to students in conducting homework and laboratory exercises. Grade homework and laboratory assignments. Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA May 2004-August 2004 Climate Office Intern Create monthly analog temperature and precipitation forecasts for US. Create monthly probabilistic forecasts for Pennsylvania. CERTIFICATIONS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) MEMBERSHIPS American Meteorological Society & National Weather Association EDUCATION Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA Masters of Science, Meteorology, May ’05 University of Rochester, Rochester, NY Bachelors of Science, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Minor: History May ‘00 TECHNICAL SKILLS Barron’s VIPIR, WSI’s ShowFX and Storm Tracker, Weather Central’s LIVE, 3D:LIVE, and Storm Sentinel, WorldNow, Lotus Notes, Microsoft Windows 98/2000/XP, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, ENPS and Final Cut Pro.