Television Announcer - 16 Years of Experience - Near 06901


Television Announcer

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SUMMARY OF PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE METEOROLOGIST WRNN-TV/FiOS1News, Metropolitan New York City (Market #1) May 2014 - present * Prepared and presented my forecast daily to potential audience of over 100,000 households across New York's most densely populated suburbs of New Jersey, Long Island and the Lower Hudson Valley. * Mastered state-of-the-art, market-leading WSI MAX software to produce original weather graphics for air. METEOROLOGIST & FOUNDER, WeatherTalk Productions, LLC Jan. 2008 - present * Produced and solo-hosted a lively, live radio program called WeatherTalk, over and, New York, NY, to a national audience of over 70,000 weekly, 2012 through summer, 2014. * Developing multiplatform brand of weather education and entertainment. * Use social media, including Twitter, to discuss full array of impacts of weather including atmospherics, commodities, energy markets, technology, history, sports, aviation, economics, and lifestyle. WTIC-TV/FOX 61 TELEVISION, Hartford & New Haven, CT (Market #29) May 1997 - February 2008 * Dominated weekend evening audience share in the 29th largest television market, serving over 1 million homes. * Led competing local network affiliates in viewership most Sunday evenings, averaging a 7 rating/18 share, or about 100,000 households. * Quoted frequently in the state's #1 daily newspaper, The Hartford Courant, during large-scale severe weather events. * Designed and presented 3-dimensional computer graphics using Weather Central Live and 3D Live software to produce over 1,200 live broadcasts. * Served newsroom of 25 reporters, producers, and photographers as specialist in the atmospheric/astronomical sciences during times of relevant breaking news. * Represented station throughout the community with public speaking appearances at dozens of local schools, charity functions, and benefits. CHIEF METEOROLOGIST 1996 - 1997 WHSV-TV/ABC 3 TELEVISION, Harrisonburg, VA * Upgraded importation of computer model data from exclusive provider, AccuWeather. * Provided feature-length science reports on the local geology and hydrology of Shenandoah Valley. * Educated and entertained area students with on-site weather presentations. METEOROLOGIST 1994 - 1995 WBNG-TV/CBS 12, Binghamton, NY * Co-anchored refurbished morning newscast for market's dominant #1 station. * Maintained market-leading audience share, generating favorable publicity for station. METEOROLOGIST 1991 - 1994 WCBS-AM/Newsradio 880, New York, NY * Prepared and presented live weather forecasts for the nation's #1 media market, weekends. * Anchored weather during critical Mon -Fri. a.m. and p.m. drive times as needed. Michael L. Friedmann (203) 505-3664 COLUMNIST