Rachel Peterson

Rachel Peterson

Work History

Work History
Jan 2011 - Present

Sales Account Manager/Marketing - Video Production

Earth Networks - WeatherBug

After WeatherBug outsourced the daily forecast videos to a company in Minnesota I moved into sales and marketing

 As a Marketing/Video Production Associate I write, produce, edit and star in (voice over and on camera) the marketing videos we produce about our products and the company.

As a Sales Account Manager I support our Digital Account Executives (AEs) by making sure their sold ad deals go live on the website ontime and deliver in full.  I work the advertiser/agency to make sure the campaign is delivering and that performance is where it needs to be and optimize when needed.  I building PowerPoint presentations for them to use in their meetings.  I respond to Requests For Proposals (RFPs), I enter Insertion Orders (IOs) in to FatTail and MediaVisor. We sell online ads on our desktop application, website, mobile web and mobile applications.

Mar 2006 - Dec 2011

Chief Video/On Air Meteorologist - Studio Manager

AWS Convergence Technology - WeatherBug

Produce, anchor and record daily National Forecasts (National Outlook, Severe, Tropical and Winter Weather) that are placed on our website as well as in our mobile phone applications. Build graphics on WSI & GENESIS, write, track & edit (on Adobe Premier) educational weather packages, post and manage videos on the web. Lead 16:9 conversion as well as the purchase and implementation of  Brightcove video player.

Mar 2004 - Apr 2006

Weekend Meteorologist

WFMY/CBS News 2

Anchor the weather on the weekend morning and evening newscasts. Fill in for the Chief Meteorologist and the Morning Meteorologist.Interview guests on the weekend morning show and do live weather.Produce weather and build graphics on WSI for Chief Met. and do public appearances.

Nov 2001 - Mar 2004

Meteorologist/General Assignment Reporter

KIVI/ABC Channel 6

Anchored the weather on weekend, morning, and evening newscasts.

Live shots for 5 p.m., 6 p.m., and 10p.m. Newscasts.

Wrote and tracked packages for hard news and feature reporting.

Dec 1999 - Nov 2001

Chyron Operator/Edit Coordinator/Production Assistant

KTTV/FOX 11 News

CG, Chyron Operator for the weekday morning news, weeknight & weekend 10p.m. newscasts and weekend sports shows. Production Assistant & Edit Coordinator for morning show and the 10 p.m. news.

May 1999 - Dec 1999

Assignment Desk & Entertainment P.A./Teleprompter Operator

KCBS/CBS 2 News

Production Assistant to the entertainment department, Assignment Desk Assistant and Production Assistant for morning and nightly news casts.Three-month internship: Assignment Desk and Special Assignment, Investigative Unit.

Education

Education

BA Communications, Emphasis Broadcasting, Minor French

Southern Utah University

MS Geoscience

Mississippi State University