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Expert in Climate Risk, Extreme Weather Preparedness, On-Camera Presentation, Communication Skills

Expert ID: 738211 Florida, USA

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Expert is a national television meteorologist, and an well-known author. Publisher’s Weekly describes one of her books as “a powerful guide to personal and planetary health. For those interested in staying well while the planet changes, this book is a must-read." Expert created a platform for weather and wellness, successfully launching its original video content focusing on climate change and health.

She is currently developing predictive analytics that integrates deep learning and AI to mitigate climate risk impacts for the health care industry. Expert will be the host of the official event partner of Climate Week NYC, which brings together international leaders from business, government, and civil society to showcase global climate action. Climate Week NYC runs in collaboration with the United Nations General Assembly meeting scheduled for September 2022. Expert is also an advisor and consultant who evaluates climate risk and extreme weather preparedness for corporations and clients globally. Her professional services include tropical cyclone monitoring, climate projections customized by location and timescale, historical climate data analysis, and forecasting for renewable energy.

Expert’s provided on-camera insight and expertise on everything from hurricanes to snowstorms for MSNBC, CNN, HLN, Bloomberg TV, and The Weather Channel. Expert has over 260k followers on her social platforms.

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1991 Degree: MS Subject: Journalism Institution: Boston University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2015 to 2022 Employer: NBC Universal Title: On-Camera Meteorologits Department: Weather
Responsibilities:
Fill in + Storm Coverage as an on-camera meteorologist for NBC's Early Today Show and MSNBC live programming. Contributed content to NBC News digital platforms.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2005 to 2013 Employer: CNN Title: Meteorologist/Reporter Department:
Responsibilities:
Prepared and presented national and international weathercasts on CNN, CNNI, HLN, CNN.
COM and HLN.COM. Created original weather, travel, and lifestyle content across platforms and for social media. Peabody Award for news coverage of Hurricane Katrina. On-location reporting included how the military heroes of Fort Bragg, NC gather weather data in hostile war zone.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2012 to 2014 Employer: Bloomberg TV Title: Meteorologist/Special Correspondent Department: New York and Atlanta
Responsibilities:
Provided global economic and financial analysis of major weather events including Hurricane Sandy, for TV and digital. Reported and produced digital/TV field stories. Extensive writing,
editing and storytelling done for highly watched digital pieces.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2011 to 2012 Employer: DIY Television Network Title: Creator, On-Camera Extreme Weather Expert/Co-Executive Producer Department:
Responsibilities:
Conceptualized, pitched and sold this one hour special to Scripps’ DIY Network. Shot on location in California, Florida and Alabama, the show taught homeowners how to be pro-active in protecting their homes against various natural disasters. Publicized special on social media
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2002 to 2005 Employer: WLTI-TV Title: Weekend Meteorologist/Feature Reporter Department:
Responsibilities:
Prepared and presented weekend weathercasts. Reported on lifestyle, science, and entertainment topics. Wrote all scripts, selected music, and chose creative concepts for daily feature pieces. Traveled to LA frequently to cover movie junkets with major Hollywood studios.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1997 to 2002 Employer: News 12 Long Island Title: Morning and Noon Weather Anchor Department:
Responsibilities:
Prepared and presented weather forecasts for four-hour live morning show and midday newscasts, often on location while engaged in an outdoor activity, sport, or fun event. Created, hosted, and produced TV special on Billy Joel, that was awarded “Best Interview” by the AP.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1994 to 1997 Employer: WXII TV Channel 12 (NBC) Title: Weather Anchor/Reporter Department:
Responsibilities:
Prepared and presented morning and noon weathercasts, reported on feature stories and community events
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1993 to 1994 Employer: KPLC TV Channel 7 (NBC) Title: Weather Anchor/Reporter Department:
Responsibilities:
Monitored severe weather situations including hurricanes on the Gulf Coast. Reported on general assignment and health stories.

Career Accomplishments

Publications and Patents Summary
Published books: 2

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
French Beginner, conversational

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