RESUME

 Ryan L. Gallagher
Westbrook, CT
Phone: (c) upon request
Email: ryan.gallagher@alumni.stonybrook.edu
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BROADCAST DEMOS


EDUCATION

WESTERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY
Danbury, CT
Master of Arts: Earth and Planetary Sciences, concentration meteorology.
September 2013 – August 2016

STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY
Stony Brook, NY
Bachelor of Science: Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
2008-2012


SKILLS

WEATHER PROGRAMS

-simuAWIPS – BUFKIT – Radarscope – GARP

OPERATING SYSTEMS

-MAC OS – Windows OS – Linux

EDITING PROGRAMS

– iMovie – Garageband – Audacity – Tricaster

LANGUAGES

– C++ – MATLAB – Python

OTHER PROGRAMS

– Microsoft Office Suite – QGIS – ERDAS

SKILLS

 Synoptic and Mesoscale Meteorology – Social Media Integration – Radio and TV Weather Broadcasting


COMMUNITY SERVICE

DAISY INGRAHAM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Westbrook, CT
Classroom Assistant for a third grade teacher. Facilitated instructional work involving computer, science, and math skills
September 2007 – May 2008

WESTBROOK PARK AND RECREATION DEPT.
Westbrook, CT
Volunteer assistant summer camp counselor
2005-2006


PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

AMERICAN METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY
Full Member (Early Career)
2016-Present

HONORS AND AWARDS

DEAN’S LIST
Fall 2008
Standards for incoming Freshmen include a semester GPA of 3.30 or greater.

EXPERIENCE

Radio Broadcast Meteorologist
Connecticut Weather Center
Danbury, CT

Anchor the weather for WICC 600’s afternoon drive time radio broadcast weekdays. Prepare taped radio forecasts for several other stations across the state including WINY, WLIS/WMRD, WRIP979, WDBY, and WBMW. Prepare video forecasts for the Connecticut weather channel website. Update internet forecast products, and assist in meteorological consulting work for client services.
November 2016 – Present

Substitute Teacher
Kelly Educational Staffing
New London, CT

Serve as a per diem classroom instructor for middle and high school level classes in Westbrook, New London and North Stonington School systems.
October 2016

Meteorologist (Intern)
Connecticut Weather Center
Danbury, CT

Prepare weather forecasts for the Connecticut area including radio and TV Broadcast material. Update the website with forecasts. Email scheduled forecast updates to clients. Log NWS coop weather station records. Track severe weather events and provide breaking weather information to clients through a text message alert system. GIS snow mapping program contributor.
July 2016 – October 2016

POSTER PRESENTER
AGU OCEAN SCIENCES MEETING – NEW ORLEANS, LA

“The Formation and Evolution of Precipitation Induced Sea Surface Salinity Minima in the Tropical Pacific”
2016

GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANT
WCSU – Dr. James Boyle
I produced material to be used in undergraduate physics labs including the use and manipulation of HYCOM data using matlab scripts.
2014-2015

WXCHALLENGE FORECAST COMPETITION
“WxChallenge” is North American’s collegiate weather forecasting competition. “WxChallenge” is open to all undergraduate, graduate and PhD students, as well as higher-education faculty, staff, and alumni. We forecast the maximum and minimum temperatures, precipitation, and maximum wind speeds for select U.S. cities. During the 2011-2012 season, I finished in the top 30% of approximately 1700 forecasters.


PAST WORK EXPERIENCE

SHIFTLEADER
Dunkin’ Donuts
Old Saybrook, CT
2008-2016

FRONT END NIGHT MANAGER/CASHIER
A&P Super Foodmart
Old Lyme, CT
2006-2008

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