Live Work Samples
Late Night Severe Weather Coverage
Live Fun Elements
Social Media - Non Traditional Elements
1997 to Present: WOWK - TV.
WOWK - TV Charleston - Huntington WV
-Anchor Weathercasts for 5, 6, 7 & 11 pm newscasts M-F.
-Oversee weather staff and content on all platforms.
-Responsible for development and execution of Severe Weather Plan.
-Oversee multiple social media platforms for WOWK Stormtracker weather brand.
-Coordinate messaging of severe weather between internal departments.
-Perform weather analysis, create graphics, update website, update radio and Alexa audio outlets multiple times daily.
Other jobs at WOWK - TV 1993 - 1997
- Morning News Co-Anchor 13 News This Morning
- Charleston Assignment Editor
- Live Feature Reporter
- Morning Weather Anchor
2004 to 2016: WV Media Holdings
Corporate Chief Meteorologist
WV Media Holdings
-Anchor Weathercasts for Statewide Newscast on four network affiliates Monday through Friday 5:30 pm.
Other duties also from February 2003 to 2016:
WVNS - TV Bluefield - Beckley - Oak Hill, WV
-Anchor Weathercasts for 5, 6, 10 & 11 pm newscasts for WOWK's sister station
-Same duties and responsibilities as chief for WOWK at same time for Beeckley-Bluefield market with separate forecasts, separate graphics and separate broadcasts.
1992 - 1993 WHOI - TV Peoria, IL Weekend Weather / Weekday Reporter
1991 - 1992 WYVN - TV Martinsburg, WV Main Anchor / Producer
1989 - 1991 WBOY - TV Clarksburg, WV Main Anchor / Producer
1989 WBKB - TV Alpena, MI Anchor / Reporter / Producer
SOFTWARE AND PROGRAMS
Baron Services Lynx, Baron Services Omni, Baron Services Fastrac, WSI TruView Sky, WSI Weather Producer, WSI ShowFX, BTI Early Warning Weather Alert, GRLevel3, GRLevel2, GRLevel2Analyst, NWS BUFKIT, GIMP digital image software, AP ENPS, Sony Vegas, multiple video camera platforms, Windows, PowerPoint, Access, Word.
EDUCATION, TRAINING & AWARDS
AMS CERTIFIED BROADCAST METEOROLOGIST 292
NATIONAL WEATHER ASSOCIATION SEAL OF APPROVAL
1997-1999 Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS.
Broadcast Meteorology Certificate
1985-1989 Oakland University, Rochester, MI.
B.A. Communications / Minor Journalism
Associated Press Best Weather Operation and Best Weathercast Awards for Ohio and West Virginia as well as West Virginia Broadcasters Association Best Weathercast Awards.
REFERENCES - Available Upon Request