Meteorology/MMJ Reel

ANDREW

GORTON

METEOROLOGIST/MMJ
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About Me

I currently am a Meteorologist and MMJ at WALB-TV in Albany, Georgia. In my two plus years  of on-air experience, I have covered three Tornado Emergencies, dozens of Tornado Warnings, multiple tropical systems including Hurricanes Hermine, Matthew, Harvey, and Irma, and devastating flooding across Southwest Georgia. My goal every day is to use my skills with WSI, social media, and broadcasting to convey he weather story to my community in a way they will understand.

When not in the studio, I do live shots in our Storm Tracker for severe weather and community events. I am fluent in news gathering equipment including shooting, editing, writing, and digital aspects.

I graduated from the University of Oklahoma in Spring 2015 and will complete the Certificate in Broadcast Meteorology program at Mississippi State University in Summer 2018. It is my goal to become a certified meteorologist shortly thereafter.

I am happily married and ready for new adventures!

 

Meteorologist/MMJ

WALB- TV

Albany, Georgia

August 2015 - Present

Work Experience

My job includes making forecasts, weather graphics posting to social media daily. When I report, I focus on weather and science stories that tie in to the community. 

OU Nightly

Meteorologist/Reporter

2012 - 2015

Once a week I would produce and create my own weather forecast for our live student-run newscast.

Meteorology Intern

KWTX

Waco, Texas

Summer 2014

I spent the summer learning how to use WSI Max, Weather Central, Intellicast and other technology to improve my broadcast meteorology skills.

 

Education

May 2015 - Summer 2018 

Mississippi State University

After graduating from the University of Oklahoma, I decided to to further my meteorological education. My goal is to be a certified meteorologist by the summer of 2018

August 2011 - May 2015

University of Oklahoma

 I graduated in the top ten percent of my class after studying meteorology, climate and broadcast journalism for four years. 

 

Contact Me

Andrew Gorton

1709 Stuart Ave.

Albany, Georgia

31707

andrewgortonwx@gmail.com
 

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