Jennifer Gray
Meteorologist/Reporter

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EXPERIENCE:

CNN Atlanta, GA                                                                   Nov 2013 - Present
Weekend Morning Show Meteorologist & Reporter

NBC WTVJ, Miami Florida                                                   2011 - Nov 2013

Weekend Morning Show Meteorologist & Feature Reporter
  • Deliver the weather and co-anchor two, one-hour shows for the Saturday and Sunday editions of South Florida Today.
  • Cover severe weather in the field, as well as floods and weather related stories.
  • Help produce two 30-minute hurricane specials that focused on hurricane preparedness and safety.
  • Fill-in meteorologist for the weekday morning shows and weekday evening shows as needed.
  • Report various stories through multimedia venues, including Internet, Facebook and Twitter; uploaded stories to YouTube.com, Facebook, Twitter and various other social networking medias     
Florida Insider Fishing Report & Beyond the Reef                  2011-Present
Co-Host Florida’s number one fishing show & currently producing a new show for TV
  • Write, produce, and co-host a 90-minute fishing show on Sun Sports that focused on fishing across the state of Florida.
  • Give captains’ reports from nine different regions across the state.  Talk about new fishing gadgets and rigging techniques for various species.
  • Raise awareness on conservation issues that plague our oceans and Florida’s fisheries.
  • Travel the state giving seminars about conservation and how weather and climate impacts fishing.
  • Currently producing on and hosting “Beyond The Reef” in conjunction with the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation.
  • Travel the Caribbean and North America, researching sharks and other marine life, to help raise awareness about sustaining our fisheries.
 KTBS 3; Shreveport, Louisiana                                                  2009 - 2011
Morning Show Meteorologist • Feature Reporter
  • Extensively covered three (3) tornado outbreaks, record heat waves, an ice storm and historic flooding in the Arklatex
  • Weekday Meteorologist for Shreveport’s #1 morning newscast as well as 30-minute severe weather specials
  • Proudly covered Super Bowl XLIV in Miami, including live shots, events, late-breaking news stories as well as local and national weather reports throughout the week
  • Delivered engaging and informative presentations to junior high and high schools regarding weather safety, the importance of attending school and how knowledge is power
  • Conducted continuous workshops at Northwestern State University teaching students in TV presence and on the chroma wall, virtual sets, title cards and more
  • Reported various stories through multimedia venues, including Internet, Facebook and Twitter; uploaded stories to YouTube.com, Facebook, Twitter and various other social networking medias
NBC WTVJ; Miami, Florida                                                           2007-2009
Morning Show Meteorologist • Feature Reporter
  • Covered devastating weather stories, including Hurricanes Ike and Gustav, and Tropical Storm Fay from Key West as well as reported live shots for MSNBC during Tropical Storm Fay
  • Honored by reporting for the Weather Channel during several flooding events as well as live shots for Orlando, Washington DC, and Chicago
  • Created and delivered impressive reports for special events, including the Miami Boat Show and the Food Network’s Wine and Food Festival
  • Covered Dwyane Wade’s return from the Beijing Olympic games, Alonso Mourning’s “Zo’s Summer Groove,” and interviewed sports stars such as Jason Taylor and Juan Pablo Montoya
  • Regular guest on the most popular sports radio show, WQAM as a “Friday Morning Sports” guest as well as on Saturday mornings for a fishing show
  • Shaped alluring stories on a myriad of subjects, including college entrance exams, professional football as well as sail fishing
  • During tenure in Miami, became very involved within the community and active in Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward, and was the Charter President for 6 Degrees–a young professionals organization that raises money to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Actively involved in the National Alliance for Thrombosis and Thrombophilia, helping raise awareness for blood clots, especially in young women; wrote articles for their publication and spoke at events, raising awareness
  • Regularly presented at schools as well as city council meetings and hurricane readiness seminars
  • Hosted many events and even participated and won ‘Dancing With The Stars in Miami’
 
ABC KTBS–3; Shreveport, Louisiana                                           2005-2007
Weekend Meteorologist
  • Delivered live and pre-recorded weather broadcasts three (3) days a week as well as general assignment reporting
  • Aired a special series at the National Hurricane Center in Miami ‘Tracking Disaster’
  • Presented wall-to-wall coverage for eight (8) hours during Hurricane Rita as well as a weeklong series and a live 30-minute special on severe weather
  • Formulated, organized and oversaw broad complex ideas from conception to completion
  • Planned and coordinated special events, working remotely as well as onsite
  • Improved professional and community relations; increased ratings per market share
 
NBC KBTV–4; Beaumont, Texas 2003-2005
Morning Meteorologist
  • Co-anchored and aired weather for ‘Hometown Today’
  • Covered Hurricanes Claudette and Grace in 2003, and Hurricane Ivan in 2004
  • Created, developed, wrote and reported a weekly series ‘Golden Apple Award’ that rewards teachers in Southeast Texas, which is still being aired today
 
Good Morning America; New York City, New York                      2002
Intern
  • Worked in the field and series department assisting producers on shoots and news stories
  • Regularly attended the show in the studio and helped organize the ‘50 States in 50 Weeks’ campaign
  • Sent to Charleston to collaborate on the South Carolina show as well as assisted in producing weather maps for Tony Perkins
 
Northwestern State University; Natchitoches, Louisiana              1999-2002
Reporter • Anchor • Weathercaster
  • Reported, anchored and forecasted the weather for the campus television station, NSU 22
  • Wrote, shot, produced and edited two (2) packages a week for the newscast
  • Shot and produced videos for the Alumni Association
 
EDUCATION:
B.S. in Geosciences, Broadcast Meteorology Program, Mississippi State University; Mississippi State, Mississippi
B.A. in Broadcast Journalism, Minor in Spanish, Northwestern State University (NSU); Natchitoches, Louisiana
Estudio Sampere, NSU Study Abroad Program
 
AFFILIATIONS:
  • AMS Seal of Approval from the American Meteorology Society
  • Member of the National Weather Association
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Make-A-Wish Foundation of South Florida
  • Life member of the Coastal Conservation Association
  • Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation
  • National Alliance for Thrombosis and Thrombophilia


 
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