KEITH EICHNER

Meteorologist  

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BROADCAST METEOROLOGIST EXPERIENCE 

 

On-Air Talent / Meteorologist (1989-Present)

Provide on-call and fill-in coverage to support staff at network affiliates in Rochester, Buffalo, and Miami.

WIVB-TV – Channel 4 (CBS); Buffalo, New York 2007 - Sept 2014

WUHF-TV - FOX 31 (FOX); Rochester, New York 2002

WOKR-TV (currently WHAM13) (ABC); Rochester, New York 1999 - 2001

Member of team recognized with Edward R. Murrow Award for Journalism Excellence.

WTVJ-TV (NBC); Miami, Florida 1999 - 2000

WHEC-TV (NBC); Rochester, New York 1989 - 1999

Served as Senior Meteorologist for team of three covering morning, noon, and evening newscasts.
Appeared with  
Willard Scott on “Today” show during 1994 live remote at Rochester’s Seneca Park Zoo. Represented station at numerous speaking engagements and community events.

Earlier experiences with broadcast radio stations and contract weather forecasting agencies in New York City, Connecticut, and New Jersey.

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ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR / METEOROLOGIST
 

Seasoned professional with exceptional presentation skills and classroom teaching experience at the junior college level. Accomplished on-air talent with significant TV and radio experience in various East Coast markets. Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (#500). Well-versed in television graphics software.

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TEACHING / LECTURING EXPERIENCE
 

Per Diem Substitute Teacher, Rush-Henrietta Central School District; Henrietta, NY 
2005 - Present

Taught a variety of subjects on a per diem basis for students in Grades 7-12, following prescribed lesson plans provided by full-time classroom teachers

 

Guest Lecturer, Avon Central School; Avon, New York
2006 – Present

Deliver presentations on meteorology and weather forecasting to 6th Grade students on an annual basis.

* Provide students with an overview of how atmospheric conditions cause weather and
     how
meteorologists predict the weather.

 

Adjunct Instructor, Finger Lakes Community College; Canandaigua, New York 
Jan. – May 2004

Provided instruction for “Introduction to Meteorology” course to diverse group of students.

* Prepared lectures and lesson plans for class of 19 students.

 

Mentor / Intern Supervisor, WHEC-TV (NBC Affiliate); Rochester, New York
1993, 1996

Served as mentor for interns during semester-long assignments with local TV station.
Both interns have achieved successful careers as broadcast meteorologists.

* Provided one-to-one instruction on use of weather forecasting tools and on-air
     presentation
graphics.

* Evaluated presentation skills and coached interns on delivering on-air forecasts.

* Documented interns’ performances and prepared written evaluations for academic
     institutions.

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EDUCATION / SPECIAL SKILLS

 

Significant coursework in Meteorology and Climatology

The College at Brockport (SUNY); Mississippi State University; Oregon State University

Bachelor of Science, Broadcast Journalism / Psychology - Syracuse University; Syracuse, New York

Special Skills: Weather Central Genesis; Microsoft Office; Licensed Private Pilot (Inactive)

 





KEITH EICHNER



 Buffalo, NY

Represented by:

David Brunner
DB & Associates
 (484) 695 - 5187
DBandAssociates@msn.com


 

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