Rich Dahlquist

Meteorologist

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PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY
 
Meteorologist, TV Personality and Environmental Scientist    
A dynamic on-air personality experienced in meeting critical deadlines while delivering substantive and compelling content to large audiences. An experienced scientist noted for quick and critical thinking as well as a passion for building strong and personable relationships. A high profile professional in the community with emceeing experience at public and private events that has the ability to deliver on all social media platforms.
 
EDUCATION
 
Bachelor of Science/ Bio Science- California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Bachelor of Science/Meteorology - San Francisco State University
AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist,  CBM #200  
 

EXPERIENCE
 
METEOROLOGIST
AZ FAMILY TV3, (KTVK) Phoenix, AZ
12/2014 – 2016
Research, produce and deliver weather presentations using WSI Max Weather graphics while working under deadlines to cover breaking weather news. .  Experience with a variety of social media platforms to improve branding and increase the station ratings, such as: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and web updates. 
 
METEOROLOGIST/ENVIRONMENTAL REPORTER
3/2007- 11/2012
ABC15 News (KNXV)- Phoenix, AZ
Write, produce and deliver concise weathercasts using Weather Central graphics and working under deadlines to cover breaking weather news.  Develop, write, produce, voice and edit newsworthy segments on the environment and about the local community, as well as host the special segment entitled, Summer of Science.  Experience with a variety of social media platforms to improve branding and increase the station ratings, such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and web updates. 
  
METEOROLOGIST
2005-2007
NBC News (KNVN) and CBS News (KHSL) - Chico, CA
Meteorologist on “Wake Up” and CBS-12 Action News at Noon.  Provided daily forecasts using AccuWeather systems as well as providing forecasts for Q97 morning radio show.
 
METEOROLOGIST
2002-2005
ABC7 News (KRCR)- Redding, CA
Meteorologist on “Good Morning North State”.  Provide daily forecasts using WSI systems as well as providing forecasts for Q97 morning radio show.  
 
SENIOR PETROLEUM CHEMIST
2000-2002
State of Nevada Department of Agriculture- Reno, NV
Created an alternative energy policy for the State of Nevada and researched sustainable solutions for air quality issues. Tested all petroleum products brought into NV for quality assurance to meet ASTM standards..  Maintained all instruments and calibrated them on a daily basis. Promoted science and education in local schools by performing experiments for students and judging science fairs.
 
DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
1999-2000
Nevada Environmental Laboratory- Reno, NV
Responsible for sample control and handling of all laboratory operations. Train lab staff and maintain instruments to meet lab integrity and EPA protocol. Prepare reports to be provided to large industrial clients in private industries and municipalities.
 
COORDINATOR OF ORGANICS LABORATORY
1995-1999
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory- Berkeley, CA
Headed up the research team as an environmental chemist in the Earth Science Division working on projects dealing with phytoremediation, bioremediation and ground water issues.
 
 

NOTABLE ACCOMPLISHMENTS
           
Multi-Media Journalism University Certification      
American Meteorological Society-Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM Seal of Approval) highest certification #200
 
 


Rich Dahlquist

Represented by:

David Brunner
(484) 695-5187

dbandassociates@msn.com

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