August 2016 – Present
Meteorologist – KVVU Television- Fox 5; Las Vegas, NV
Part-time meteorologist at Fox 5 Vegas. Fill-in on various shifts to provide on-air forecasts for the Southern Nevada viewing area. Produce weather graphics using Weather Central’s Fusion and ESP: LIVE software.
October 2015 – Present
Commercial Mortgage Banker – Pacific Southwest Realty Services; Las Vegas, NV
Work with commercial real estate owners to find the best possible financing solutions for their properties and projects. Underwrite properties, build graphics, and provide market research for preliminary loan request packages. Present those packages to lenders to negotiate the best rates and terms for clients. Utilize market research to recognize and reach out to prospective commercial borrowers through phone calls, emails, and letters. Maintain relationships with a wide range of commercial capital sources, including our correspondent life insurance companies, banks, credit unions, and conduit lenders. Work as an intermediary between the borrower and lender throughout the entire loan process. Identify potential issues and apply creative solutions to ensure a smooth transaction.
October 2012 – October 2015
Chief Meteorologist – KIRO Television; Seattle, WA
Chief Meteorologist for Western Washington’s CBS news affiliate. Deliver the weather forecasts on KIRO 7 Eyewitness News, weekdays from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and at 11 p.m. Produced weather graphics using WSI’s MAX weather system and Gibson Ridge storm tracking technology. Contributed weather information for the web at KIROTV.com and updated viewers with the latest forecast changes on the social networking sites Twitter and Facebook.
July 2009 – October 2012
Morning Meteorologist – KIRO Television; Seattle, WA
Delivered the weather forecasts on KIRO 7 Eyewitness News This Morning from 4:30 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. and KIRO 7 Eyewitness News at Noon. Anchored and reported live Seafair Torchlight Parade coverage.
October 2008 – July 2009
Weekend Meteorologist – KIRO Television; Seattle, WA
Delivered the weather forecast on the weekend editions of KIRO 7 Eyewitness News. Reported on various weather stories across Western Washington.
August 2005 – October 2008
Chief Meteorologist – KMIR Television; Palm Desert, CA
Chief Meteorologist for the Palm Springs area NBC affiliate. Delivered the weekday evening weathercasts on KMIR 6 News at 5:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., and 11:00 p.m. Monitored breaking weather, reported weather live in the field, filed feature reports, and produced graphics using WSI’s Show FX weather system.
September 2003 – August 2005
Morning Weather Forecaster – KMIR Television; Palm Desert, CA
Morning Weathercaster for the KMIR 6 Today and Midday newscasts. Delivered morning forecast, interviewed a variety of guests, and went out on weather live shots around the community.
June 2003 – September 2003
General Assignment Reporter – KMIR Television; Palm Desert, CA
Covered news stories around the Coachella Valley and Southern California. Generated story ideas and delivered live shots for the evening newscasts.
2001 – 2003
Television Host – Late Night TV Show Nightcap; Orange, CA
Hosted Orange County California’s only late-night talk show. Interviewed a variety of guests including Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen, and Gregory Hines from the television studios at Chapman University.
2014 Emmy Award: Northwest Chapter, Anchor – Weather
2013 Emmy Award: Northwest Chapter, Anchor – Weather
2012 Emmy Award: Northwest Chapter, Anchor – Weather
2010 Emmy Award: Northwest Chapter, Anchor – Weather
2007 Emmy Award: Pacific Southwest, Outstanding Achievement: On-Camera Talent – Weather
2009 Associated Press Mark Twain Award: Best Weathercast Segment
2007 Associated Press Mark Twain Award: Best Weathercast Segment
2007 Associated Press Mark Twain Award: Best Light Feature
American Meteorological Society Seal of Approval: Seal #1693
National Weather Association Seal of Approval: Seal #0606923
Nevada NMLS Mortgage License; License #1403593
Mississippi State University; Starkville, Mississippi
B.S. Degree in Geosciences – Broadcast Meteorology
Summa Cum Laude
Chapman University; Orange, California
B.F.A. Degree in Film and Television – Broadcast Journalism
Theatre Performance Minor; Magna Cum Laude