Meteorologist

scott derek 

 

 

Educational Background
Mississippi State University (Distance Learning)

Master of  Science in Applied Meteorology, August 2013

 
Kean University, Union, NJ

Bachelor of Science in Earth Science/Meteorology, May 2008

 

Ocean County College, Toms River, NJ

Associate of Science in General Education (Science concentration), May 2005

 
Forecasting Experience

WICZ-TV(Fox 40), Binghamton, NY                                                           November 2016-Present

Weekend Meteorologist

 

Prepare and deliver forecasts live for weekend ten o'clock news using Weather Central 3D:LIVE Fusion; also help out in the control room when needed(telepromter, audio, etc.). 

 

Examiner.com                                                                                           December 2010-July 2016

Philadelphia Weather Examiner

Top-10 ranked weather blogger focusing on Philadelphia's metropolitan area(including Northern Delaware and Southern New Jersey)
Brief daily synopsis, almanac breakdown, and discussion on the next seven days of weather for the region with custom-made Photoshop graphics

 

Merlin Media, New York City, NY                                      July 2011-July 2012, October 2012

Chief Meteorologist

Main in-house meteorologist at FM News 101.9(WEMP-FM) in New York City and IQ 106.9(WWIQ-FM) in Philadelphia(via ISDN in New York City studio)
Provided live and pre-recorded weather forecasts every ten minutes on the 5s(New York City) and 10s(Philadelphia) during morning and afternoon drive times using Burli, RCS NexGen, Audacity, and Adobe Audition.
On-call 24/7 for live in-house/phone updates during breaking weather events (hurricanes, snow storms, tornadoes, etc.)
Made public appearances at local events to help promote the station

 

Skills & Strengths

Weather graphics systems(WSI WeatherProducer, TruVu Max, ShowFX,  Photoshop)

ENG systems(Comprompter NewsKing, Burli, RCS)

Linear and nonlinear editing(Burli, Adobe Audition, Final Cut, Adobe Premiere)
Basic web page development/design, FTP file transfers
Microsoft Office Suite(Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook)

For a more complete resume & references please email me and I will forward it to you ASAP !