Hayley LaPoint

Meteorologist  

 

WELCOME         VIDEO             RESUME                BIO

EXPERIENCE


Weekend Evening Meteorologist

WMUR-TV, Hearst Television

Manchester, NH

August 2014 - Present                                                   

-Forecast, produce graphics, and deliver memorable on-air forecasts for weekend newscast

-Report live from the field in a variety of weather conditions from blizzards to heat waves

-High level of social media interactivity directly with viewers multiple times per day, including first station use of Live Facebook Mentions with weekly, severe storm interactive chats

-Participate in “tag-team” severe weather coverage both in studio and in the field

-Produce, write, and present weekly weather educational series “What the Weather” for TV, online

-Continuously develop new graphics looks and explainer graphics for entire weather staff use

-Record and submit radio forecasts for area stations

-Present over 100 community events and school weather talks per year


Weekday Morning Meteorologist

WPTZ-TV & WNNE-TV, Hearst Television

Burlington, VT/ Plattsburgh, NY  

August 2011 – August 2014                         

-Provide accurate, lifestyle-driven weathercasts every five minutes for morning news (5 AM-7AM)

-Established a loyal, active following of viewers via Facebook and Twitter

-Deliver forecast on multiple platforms, including mobile and web content using IB Publisher

-Point person for WSI MAX system install, creator of new graphics package for entire weather team

-Produce and anchor weekly “Pet of the Week” segment with local animal shelter


Meteorologist/Reporter

KVLY-TV & KXJB-TV- “Valley News Live”

Fargo, ND

October 2009 - August 2011                                             

-Meteorologist for weekend evening newscasts, as well as Friday 5:30 PM newscasts

-Wall-to-wall live coverage during severe weather events on television, website, and social media

-Report on-location through various live shots during extreme weather events

-Created new graphics package in use by entire weather team with updated capabilities

-Generate lead story ideas and cover live breaking news two days a week


EDUCATION


B.S. Meteorology

A.S. Television News

Lyndon State College Lyndonville, VT


PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION/ ACHIEVEMENTS


-AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist #550

-American Meteorological Society,

Board of Broadcast Meteorologists - 3 Year Term

-Scientific talks at multiple conferences, National Weather Service Workshops