JACKSON DILL

CNN Weather and Climate Intern

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

 

MY EXPERIENCE

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CNN WEATHER AND CLIMATE INTERN, WARNERMEDIA

January 2021 - Present

  • Write forecast articles about top national weather events

  • Produce weather graphics in Max software for online and TV

  • Research information and statistics for upcoming articles and segments and for use by writers and producers

ASSISTANT STATION MANAGER, UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI TELEVISION

May 2020 - Present

  • Oversees 150+ students across eight shows and special productions

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

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

  • Supports 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

  • Provides weekly campus tours to prospective students and their families

  • Assists the office with special events and information sessions

CREATOR AND EXECUTIVE PRODUCER, CANESCAST, UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI TELEVISION

August 2019 - Present

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

  • Advises talent on how to effectively communicate weather forecasts

  • Teaches 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

  • Designs and updates weather graphics for live, weekly newscasts

  • Writes copy and pulls SOTs for numerous stories

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

SUPERVISOR, NEW CANAAN FIELD CLUB

May 2017 - September 2020

  • Oversees lifeguard staff and manages facility in absence of Pool Director

  • Performs administrative tasks, such as scheduling and payroll calculations

  • Ensures 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

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

  • Writes 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

February 1, 2021

STRONG WINDS PICK UP THIS AFTERNOON

February 5, 2021

WET WEATHER LIKELY TO END IN TIME FOR THE SUPER BOWL

February 6, 2021

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

February 8, 2021

THE COLDEST AIR IN YEARS IS HITTING PARTS OF THE US

February 13, 2021

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

February 15, 2021

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

February 17, 2021

SOUTHERN SNOW AND ICE STORM TARGETS THE NORTHEAST NEXT

February 19, 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 25, 2021

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

March 2, 2021

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

 
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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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