BROADCAST METEOROLOGIST EXPERIENCE
On-Air Talent / Meteorologist (1989-Present)
Provide on-call and fill-in coverage to support staff at network affiliates in Rochester, Buffalo, and Miami.
WIVB-TV – Channel 4 (CBS); Buffalo, New York 2007 - Sept. 2014
WUHF-TV - FOX 31 (FOX); Rochester, New York 2002
WOKR-TV (currently WHAM13) (ABC); Rochester, New York 1999 - 2001
Member of team recognized with Edward R. Murrow Award for Journalism Excellence.
WTVJ-TV (NBC); Miami, Florida 1999 - 2000
WHEC-TV (NBC); Rochester, New York 1989 - 1999
Served as Senior Meteorologist for team of three covering morning, noon, and evening newscasts.
Appeared with Willard Scott on “Today” show during 1994 live remote at Rochester’s SenecaParkZoo. Represented station at numerous speaking engagements and community events.
Earlier experiences with broadcast radio stations and contract weather forecasting agencies in New York City, Connecticut, and New Jersey.
ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR / METEOROLOGIST
Seasoned professional with exceptional presentation skills and classroom teaching experience at the junior college level. Accomplished on-air talent with significant TV and radio experience in various East Coast markets. Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (#500). Well-versed in television graphics software.
TEACHING / LECTURING EXPERIENCE
Per Diem Substitute Teacher, Rush-HenriettaCentralSchool District; Henrietta, NY
2005 - Present
Taught a variety of subjects on a per diem basis for students in Grades 7-12, following prescribed lesson plans provided by full-time classroom teachers
Guest Lecturer, AvonCentralSchool; Avon, New York
2006 – Present
Deliver presentations on meteorology and weather forecasting to 6th Grade students on an annual basis.
* Provide students with an overview of how atmospheric conditions cause weather and
how meteorologists predict the weather.
Adjunct Instructor, Finger LakesCommunity College; Canandaigua, New York
Jan. – May 2004
Provided instruction for “Introduction to Meteorology” course to diverse group of students.
* Prepared lectures and lesson plans for class of 19 students.
Mentor/ Intern Supervisor, WHEC-TV (NBC Affiliate); Rochester, New York
Served as mentor for interns during semester-long assignments with local TV station.
Both interns have achieved successful careers as broadcast meteorologists.
* Provided one-to-one instruction on use of weather forecasting tools and on-air
* Evaluated presentation skills and coached interns on delivering on-air forecasts.
* Documented interns’ performances and prepared written evaluations for academic
EDUCATION / SPECIAL SKILLS
Significant coursework in Meteorology and Climatology
The College at Brockport (SUNY); MississippiStateUniversity; OregonStateUniversity
Bachelor of Science, Broadcast Journalism / Psychology - SyracuseUniversity; Syracuse, New York
Special Skills: Weather Central Genesis; Microsoft Office; Licensed Private Pilot (Inactive)
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