Thursday, February 26, 2009


Mississippi State University Starkville, MS
M.S. Broadcast Meteorology, 2007-May 2009

University of Mississippi Oxford, MS
B.A. Broadcast Journalism, 2003-2006
B.A. Theatre Arts, 2003-2006

Related Experience

July 8-Present, Meteorologist/Reporter, WMBF News
•Weekend morning meteorologist
• Go out on live shots and report scientific stories for television and the web
Produce and edit for newscasts

Dec. 2008 Weather Intern, KARK Channel 4
• Created graphics using WSI WeatherProducer graphics software
• Wrote forecast discussions for the KARK website
• Updated the web and aided in forecasting for the December 18th ice storm

2007-2009 Graduate Teaching Assisstant, Mississippi State University
• Instruct broadcast meteorology students on performance techniques and television
• Produce weather graphics using Weather Central and 3-D LIVE software for webcasts on a
daily basis
• Manage websites that focus on weather in the Delta and Northeast Mississippi

June 2006 Weather Intern, WTVA Channel 9
• Created graphics for the news
• Wrote forecast discussions for the WTVA website
• Completed a resume tape of weather casts

2004-2006 Weather Anchor, NewsWatch Channel 99
• Prepared weather forecasts to be aired live
• Created graphics and maps.
• Recorded a 30-second radio spot for each show

2003-2006 Reporter/Anchor, NewsWatch Channel 99
• Shot and edited video using Avid and Final Cut Pro non-linear editing software
• Produced news packages on a daily basis
• Covered major events on the Ole Miss campus such as death of Coach John Vaught and the
unveiling of the James Meredith statue and integration memorial

Previous Research

• Field Study: Great Plains Storm Chase (2008)
• Inadvertent Weather Modification Through Urban Development in Starkville, Mississippi
• Advertising and Media Management (2006)
*Non-traditional forms of revenue for media outlets

Professional Memberships and Honors
• NWA/AMS Northeast Mississippi Chapter
*Southeast Severe Storms Symposium Coordinator
• Member of the MSU national forecasting team
• American Women in Radio and Television