JACKSON DILL

CNN Weather and Climate Intern

Jackson Dill is an undergraduate student majoring in Meteorology and Broadcast Journalism and minoring in Mathematics at the University of Miami. He has a wide range of experience, which includes interning at CNN and holding executive board positions at the school's award-winning cable channel. Jackson aims to become a broadcast meteorologist following college.

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MY EXPERIENCE

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CNN WEATHER AND CLIMATE INTERN, WARNERMEDIA

January 2021 - Present

  • Write and pitch forecast and climate articles for digital platforms while on deadline

  • Produce TV and online weather graphics in Max software

  • Research information and statistics for use across network

  • Publish articles and videos from programming to official CNN Weather social media accounts

ASSISTANT STATION MANAGER, UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI TELEVISION

May 2020 - Present

  • Oversee 150+ students across eight shows and special productions

  • Serve as the Treasurer to secure funding for needs of UMTV operations

  • Attend meetings with Station Manager and faculty advisor to discuss issues and topics of interest to better the station

  • Support the Station Manager in all roles and production-related tasks

PRESIDENT’S 100 TOUR GUIDE, UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI OFFICE OF UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSION

January 2020 - Present

  • Provide weekly campus tours to prospective students and their families

  • Assist the office with special events and information sessions

CREATOR AND EXECUTIVE PRODUCER, CANESCAST, UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI TELEVISION

August 2019 - Present

  • Manage all members and elements of the bi-weekly show

  • Advise talent on how to effectively communicate weather forecasts

  • Teache members how to make weather graphics in WSI Max and to edit video in Adobe Premiere Pro

WEATHER ANCHOR AND ASSOCIATE PRODUCER, NEWSVISION, UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI TELEVISION

January 2019 - Present

  • Design and update weather graphics for live, weekly newscasts

  • Write copy and pull SOTs for numerous stories

  • Produce content from the field, including packages and VO/SOTs

SUPERVISOR, NEW CANAAN FIELD CLUB

May 2017 - September 2020

  • Oversee lifeguard staff and manage facility in absence of Pool Director

  • Perform administrative tasks, such as scheduling and payroll calculations

  • Ensure safety of all staff and members by following COVID-19 safety guidelines

DIRECTOR OF SOCIAL MEDIA, HURRICANE TRACKER APP

August 2017 - August 2020

  • Maintained all social media accounts, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, to keep its 500K+ followers updated on tropical activity

  • Researched information for tropical weather discussions to users

SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR, UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI TELEVISION

May 2019 - May 2020

  • Generated all social media content on Instagram and Facebook to promote channel and its shows

  • Advertised upcoming events to increase growth in members and to gain interests

  • Coordinated with all shows to create a uniform and active presence across the station

HEAD OF CONTENT AND SOCIAL MEDIA, WEATHEROPTICS

September 2017 - December 2019

  • Planed all articles and content on company’s website and social media accounts to update the thousands of users with the latest weather information

  • Wrote weather forecast articles a few times per week remotely while at college to ensure that there is at least one articles published each day

 

ARTICLES

Byline Articles During My Spring 2021 Internship at CNN

STRONG WINDS PICK UP THIS AFTERNOON

February 1, 2021

WET WEATHER LIKELY TO END IN TIME FOR THE SUPER BOWL

February 5, 2021

WHILE STILL DIGGING OUT, NORTHEAST FACES ANOTHER NOR'EASTER WITH MORE SNOW STARTING SUNDAY

February 6, 2021

THE COLDEST AIR IN YEARS IS HITTING PARTS OF THE US

February 8, 2021

WINTER STORMS STRETCH FROM COAST TO COAST, IMPACTING 100 MILLION PEOPLE

February 13, 2021

PARTS OF THE SOUTH GOT ICE AND SNOW TODAY. HERE'S WHERE THE WINTER STORM IS GOING NEXT.

February 15, 2021

SOUTHERN SNOW AND ICE STORM TARGETS THE NORTHEAST NEXT

February 17, 2021

THIS WEEK'S HISTORIC STORM BURIES LITTLE ROCK IN SNOW AND RECORDS

February 19, 2021

THE DEEP FREEZE HAS ACCELERATED THE ICE COVERAGE ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES

February 19, 2021

AN ACTIVE WEATHER PATTERN RETURNS TO THE SOUTH -- THIS TIME WITH HEAVY RAIN, NOT SNOW

February 25, 2021

THE SLOWING DOWN OF OCEAN CURRENTS COULD HAVE A DEVASTATING EFFECT ON OUR CLIMATE

March 2, 2021

SEA LEVEL RISE IS INCREASING FASTEST IN POPULOUS COASTAL AREAS, STUDY SAYS

March 9, 2021

'WIDESPREAD SEVERE WEATHER THREAT' POSSIBLE FOR MILLIONS IN THE SOUTH THIS WEEK

March 15, 2021

EXPECT SPRING TO BE EVEN DRIER OUT WEST, SAYS NOAA

March 19, 2021

BY THE END OF THE CENTURY, SUMMER WEATHER COULD LAST HALF A YEAR (AND THAT'S NOT A GOOD THING)

March 23, 2021

STRONG TORNADOES AND SEVERE WEATHER WILL THREATEN MILLIONS ACROSS THE SOUTH -- AGAIN

March 23, 2021

STRONG AND LONG-TRACK TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE SOUTH -- AGAIN

March 24, 2021

SEA-LEVEL RISE IS ACCELERATING TO ITS HIGHEST LEVELS IN AT LEAST 2,000 YEARS ACROSS THE NORTHEAST, INCLUDING NEW YORK CITY, STUDY SAYS

March 26, 2021

MORE TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE SOUTH THIS WEEKEND

March 26, 2021

A SPRING WARMUP IS ON THE WAY FOR THE EAST THIS WEEKEND, WHILE THE SOUTHWEST BAKES

April 3, 2021

30 MILLION PEOPLE IN THE SOUTH THREATENED BY SEVERE WEATHER

April 7, 2021

POTENTIAL OVERNIGHT TORNADOES AND DESTRUCTIVE HAIL PUTS 45 MILLION PEOPLE AT RISK FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY

April 8, 2021

SEVERE STORMS THREATEN THE SOUTH WITH TORNADOES AND HURRICANE-FORCE WINDS FRIDAY NIGHT

April 9, 2021

SPRING LETS WINTER GET THE LAST LAUGH AS SNOW IS FORECAST ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE US

April 14, 2021

SAY IT ISN'T SNOW! WINTER-LIKE WEATHER IS FORECAST INTO NEXT WEEK

April 16, 2021

OLD MAN WINTER TO BRING UNUSUAL LATE-SEASON SNOW AND RECORD COLD THIS WEEK

April 19, 2021

OVER 70 MILLION PEOPLE ARE UNDER FREEZE WARNINGS AS SNOW AND SEVERE STORMS TRACK INTO NORTHEAST

April 21, 2021

70 MILLION PEOPLE UNDER THREAT OF TORNADOES AND DESTRUCTIVE WIND AND HAIL THIS WEEKEND IN THE SOUTH

April 23, 2021

NEAR RECORD HEAT FUELS SEVERE STORMS THIS WEEK

April 27, 2021

SEVERE STORMS THREATEN OVER 50 MILLION PEOPLE FROM TEXAS TO NEW YORK

April 28, 2021

SOFTBALL-SIZED HAILSTONES FALL AS DAMAGING THUNDERSTORMS SLAM TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA

April 29, 2021

COLLIDING SEASONS WILL BRING WIND, SNOW AND SEVERE STORMS TO EASTERN US THIS WEEKEND

April 30, 2021

1 DEAD AFTER TORNADO TOUCHES DOWN IN ATLANTA AREA AND SEVERE WEATHER BARRELS THROUGH THE SOUTHEAST US

May 3, 2021

LIVE UPDATES: SOUTH BRACES FOR TORNADOES AND SEVERE WEATHER

May 3, 2021

 
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JACKSON'S WEATHER

Jackson's Weather was Jackson's forecasting website he developed in high school to showcase his own forecasts for free to the southwestern Connecticut area, which is where he is from.

 

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