MAUREEN McCANN

Meteorologist  

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EXPERIENCE:

Weekend AM Meteorologist – Central Florida News 13,
Orlando, FL

September 2013 - Present

Weekend AM Meteorologist – KMGH,
Denver, CO

February 2011 - September 2013
Prepared and presented forecasts on-air for 7News Saturday and Sunday mornings. Primary fill-in for weekday morning shows on both weather and traffic. Often broadcast weather on remote from various locations throughout the Front Range. Produced an Emmy award winning 30-minute severe weather special called "Tracking Twisters" which aired July 2011. Daily duties also included reporting as necessary, producing web content, updating the nonstop weather channel, and maintaining 24/7 Weather-branded social media accounts. Conducted school visits and public appearances on a weekly basis. 
 
Weeknight Meteorologist – News 8 Austin,
Austin, TX 

November 2006 – January 2011
Prepared and presented forecasts on-air for Time Warner Cable’s 24-hour regional news network and 24-hour Non Stop Weather network.  On-air segments ran six times each hour during “Weather on the 8’s” with continuous live coverage during severe weather events.  Frequently involved in community activities, charity events, and school visits. Daily duties included updating weather related website content, 24-hour Non-Stop Weather Channel, and 24-hour Radar Channel. Organized and facilitated annual Girl Scout Day to assist girls in earning their weather badge.
 
Weekday AM/Noon Meteorologist – WTVH,
Syracuse, NY 

January 2004 – October 2006
Prepared and presented forecasts on-air for CBS5 This Morning, Fox 68 Eyewitness News at 7, and CBS5 News at Noon. Frequently was involved in community activities, charity events, and school visits. Filled in as needed for evening shows.  Live reporting on occasion.  Also provided radio forecasts for WOLF Radio Disney, WFBL News Radio 1390, WSEN 92.1, andWZUN 102.1.   Named to the Syracuse New Times “Best of Syracuse” in 2004 and 2005. 
 
Meteorologist and Flight Planning Representative – Sentient Jet,
Norwell, MA

September 2003 – December 2003
Developed and maintained relationships with pilots, carriers, and Fixed-Based Operations.  Provided specialized weather presentations and forecasts for clients, pilots, and Command Center teams.
 
Weekend Meteorologist – WABI,
Bangor, ME

August 2002 – September 2003
Prepared and presented forecasts on-air for the top-rated 6:00pm and 11:00pm weekend newscasts. Filled in as needed for the weekday morning and evening shows.  Also served as a Production Assistant. Tasks included general television studio procedures such as TelePrompTer, camera, and audio equipment operation.
 
On-Air Meteorologist – ICTV,
Ithaca, NY 

Fall 2000 – Spring 2002                              
Prepared and presented forecasts on-air for the Ithaca College student-run nightly local newscast.
 
Weather Intern – USAToday,
Arlington, VA 

Summer 2001
Awarded a nationally competitive position.  Prepared daily weather updates, wrote and published online articles pertaining to weather and geography; created graphics seen in a national newspaper.
 
Daily Weather Observer – Northeast Regional Climate Center,
Ithaca, NY 

January 2001 – January 2002
Observed and recorded weather conditions; relayed information to the National Weather Service.
 
Weather Intern – WFXT,
Boston, MA

Summer 2000
Observed and received hands-on experience.  Learned broadcast and forecasting techniques, and developed graphics used on-air in a major metropolitan market.

EDUCATION:

Bachelor of Science Degree, Atmospheric Science
Cornell University,  May 2002

COMPUTER SKILLS:

Familiar with Weather Central, AccuWeather, and WSI technology. Also has experience with AP NewsCenter, NewsMaker, Adobe PhotoShop, PaintShop Pro, and HTML.

PROFESSIONAL HONORS:

  • Emmy Award Recipient, Heartland Chapter: 2012 Best Magazine Program / Weather Program "Tracking Twisters"
  • Colorado Association of Broadcasters, "Best Single Program Including News Magazine Program," for "Tracking Twisters," 2011
  • AMS Board of Broadcast Meteorology, 4-year term January 2009 – Present
  • Co-Chair, Annual AMS Conference on Broadcast Meteorology, 2011 - Present 
  • Texas Associated Press, "Best Weathercast" 2nd Place, 2009
  • AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) designation, Certificate Number 272, April 2008
  • AMS Television Seal of Approval, Certificate Number 1623, September 2006
  • Fellowship Recipient, National Press Foundation “Severe Weather Workshop,” Norman, OK, March 2007 
  • SKYWARN Official Trained Weather Spotter, February 2007

ACTIVITIES:

  • Full Member, American Meteorological Society and National Weather Association
  • Spokesperson, the National Scoliosis Foundation 
  • Volunteer, the Chill Foundation 
  • Treasurer/Secretary, South Central Texas Chapter of the American Meteorological Society
  • Memberships include Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, Sierra Club, CornellAlumni Club




MAUREEN McCANN

 Orlando, FL

Represented by:

Linda Levy
The NWT Group
 (817) 987 - 3600
LindaLevy@TheNWTGroup.com


 

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