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Expert in Broadcast Meteorology

Expert ID: 738940 Kentucky, USA

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Expert is a local broadcast meteorologist with over 10 years of professional experience in 4 different markets and 3 time zones (Anchorage, AK; Jackson, MS; Cincinnati, OH; Indianapolis, IN; Cincinnati, OH). He specializes in weather graphics development, with an extensive understanding of media and communications.

- Operational Meteorology & Climatology
- Social media engagement
- Forecasting - severe, tropical, mountain, and winter weather
- Storm chasing
- Radio broadcasting (
- WSI and Gibson Ridge software

- Station rating climb (from 2nd/3rd to 1st)
- Emmy winning weekend newscast (‘17)
- Mobile Weather Lab implementation
- National Weather Assn. Member
- Amateur Radio license holder
- Raised community awareness through school visits, parades, community events, fundraisers, etc.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2012 Degree: BS Subject: Operational Meteorology & Climatology Institution: Ball State University
Year: 2012 Degree: Minor Subject: Emergency Management & Homeland Security Institution: Ball State University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2018 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Meteorologist Department:
- Weekend Morning Meteorologist
- #1 Noon Show 2-3 days during the week
- Digital weather/science stories: 1 day per week
- Also work with FC Cincinnati, Cincinnati Reds, Cincinnati Bengals, University of Cincinnati & Xavier University with game day forecasts
- Worked in a consulting capacity with the USMNT for their match day in Cincinnati (Nov. 2020)
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2016 to 2018 Employer: WISH-TV Title: Meteorologist Department:
- Weekend Evening Meteorologist - Market 28 (2017-’18 Nielsen Ranking)
- Weekend Evening Show - 2017 Emmy Winner
- Weekend Evening Show ratings up across the board
- Took part in new weather graphics development and integration
- Created a monetized, weekly piece - ‘The top 8 things to do in Indy this weekend’
- Worked with UIndy Football for gameday weather forecasts/nowcasts
- Assisted with the Indy 500 race-day show and forecast
- Utilized social media to create compelling and engaging on-air product
- Attended numerous community outreach events to educate and inform
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2015 to 2016 Employer: WCPO-TV Title: Meteorologist Department:
- Weekend Morning Meteorologist - Market 35 (2017-’18 Nielsen Ranking)
- Utilized large-market opportunity to maximize professional growth
- Learned from a large team of seasoned, weather veterans
- Used writing skills to develop viewer-friendly science stories for the web
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2013 to 2015 Employer: WJTV-TV Title: Meteorologist Department:
- AM Meteorologist - Market 95 (2015-’16 Nielsen Ranking)
- Creating weathercast - using data obtained from multiple sources
- Analyzing and presenting information in a viewer-friendly manner
- Storm chasing/Live shots in state-of-the-art Mobile Weather Lab
- Emergency Management collaboration with MEMA/FEMA
- Homeland Security Awareness experience
- Station ratings jump to 1st place (Dynamic Team)
- Research/compile data/information regarding severe weather conditions
- Collect data from satellite images, radar, remote sensors and other sources
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2012 to 2013 Employer: KTBY/KYUR-TV Title: Meteorologist Department:
- Chief Meteorologist/Self-Taught/Supervisor - Daily 5, 9 & 10 pm broadcasts
- Market 148 (2015-‘16 Nielsen Ranking)
- Broadcast area - 663,000 square miles
- Iditarod & Fur Rendezvous Coverage
- Record-breaking heat, cold, avalanche, ice jam flooding, volcanic eruptions and ash tracking, thunderstorms and blizzards
- Live Field Producing - Alaska State Fair, Running of the Reindeer and the Last Great Race

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Geography Department - Ball State University - Muncie, IN 2008-2012
Alumni Association - Ball State University - Muncie, IN 2012-Present
Cincinnati Area Ball State Alumni Executive Planning Committee - 2018-Present
Volunteer regularly with the Cincinnati Alumni on Community Projects
Awards / Recognition
Emmy Award for Best Weekend Newscast - 201X
EDGE Award for Emerging Business of the Year in Indiana - 201X
Ball State Athletics Letter Recipient (played Charlie Cardinal for 3+ years)
Ball State Storm Chase Team (2009-201X)
Nominated: First-year Student of the Year at Ball State University - 200X

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
English Fluent

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