CONSTRUCT SEARCH ENGINE ON WEBSITE July 2022
- Set up SearXNG search engine on a subdomain on website.
- Deployed Linux Ubuntu instance in the cloud, installed docker and SearXNG.
- Updated DNS settings on the website to ensure functionality.
UPGRADED USED LAPTOP April 2022
- Purchased used HP EliteBook 8470p Notebook to “tinker” with.
- Successfully upgraded RAM to maximum allowed.
- Installed dual boot with Windows 10 and Kali Linux.
- Troubleshooted multiple OS issues that included corrupted updates and reinstalls.
Certifications and Training
CompTIA A+ – (Studying in progress – Target date of January 2023)
Google – Google IT Support Certificate – Earned in August 2022 (digital badge)
– Included training modules and exams to reinforce skills and assess competence.
Memberships and Affiliations
(ISC)2 Candidate (non-member) – October 2022 – present (digital badge)
Recent Professional Experience
WCTV / GRAY TELEVISION September 2013 – Present
Photojournalist (2013-2016), Broadcast and Digital Meteorologist (2017-present)
- Shot and edited news, weather, and sports video with a reporter or solo using professional-grade Sony cameras and non-linear video editors, and shot live shots using bonded cellular devices from TVU Networks.
- Forecasting and delivering the weather on air during the highly-rated weekend morning shows using The Weather Company’s Max system, and filling in for other weather staff when needed.
- Upgrading TWC’s Max computer systems to the latest stable versions, and updating Windows OS workstations with latest security updates.
- Advise news management on news-gathering technologies. This includes recommending tech items to purchase for news and weather departments.
- Work with IT/Engineering on problems and solutions for the news and weather departments with news-gathering gear and computers.
- Finding content, writing broadcast copy, and editing video for weekly tech news segment.
MASTER OF SCIENCE, 2013
Geoscience (Operational Meteorology)
Mississippi State University
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE, 2010
University of Florida
Associate of arts, 2006
College of Central Florida