Résumé

Education

MS, Atmospheric Science, 2013
University of Kansas
BS, Atmospheric Science, 2011
Concentration: Civil Engineering (Hydrology)
University of Kansas

Professional Experience

Morning/Midday Meteorologist & Environmental Reporter
KRNV News 4 & KRXI Fox 11, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Reno, NV, Sep 2016 – present

Weekend Meteorologist & Environmental Reporter
KRNV News 4, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Reno, NV, Dec 2015 – Sep 2016

Letter of Appointment
University of Nevada, Reno, Lombardi Recreation, Reno, NV, May 2014- present

Graduate Research Assistant
State Climate Office, University of Nevada, Reno, NV, Aug 2013 – May 2015

Graduate Research Assistant
Biometeorology Lab, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, May 2011 – May 2013

Meteorology Intern
WDAF-TV FOX4, Kansas City, MO, Jan 2008 – May 2008

Meteorologist
KUJH-TV, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, Jan 2007 – May 2007

Honors & Awards

  • Outstanding Graduate Student Award, University of Nevada Reno, 2015
  • Christopher Exline Geography Endowed Scholarship, University of Nevada Reno, 2014
  • Warren V. Richardson Memorial Scholarship, University of Nevada Reno, 2014
  • Convention Delegate, Delta Delta Delta, Executive Office, Orlando, FL, 2011
  • Bohnstengel Scholarship, University of Kansas, 2011
  • Undergraduate Research Award, University of Kansas Honors Program, 2010
  • Regional Leadership Conference Representative, Delta Delta Delta, Executive Office, Arlington, TX, 2009

Leadership Experience

  • Collegiate District Officer, Delta Delta Delta, West Coast Appointment, 2016- present
  • Alumna Advisor, Delta Delta Delta, University of Nevada, Reno, NV, 2014 – 2016
  • Social Media Coordinator, Geography Graduate Club, University of Nevada Reno, 2014
  • Lifetime Membership Advisor, Delta Delta Delta, University of Nevada Reno, 2013-2014
  • Field Consultant Candidate, Delta Delta Delta, Executive Office, Arlington, TX, 2011
  • Collegiate Chapter President, Delta Delta Delta, University of Kansas, 2010 – 2011
  • President, American Meteorological Society, KU Chapter, University of Kansas, 2009
  • Academic Development Chair, Delta Delta Delta, University of Kansas, 2009 – 2010
  • Treasurer, American Meteorological Society, KU Chapter, University of Kansas, 2009
  • Collegiate Alumnae Relations, Delta Delta Delta, University of Kansas, 2008 – 2009

Certifications

  • Certified 200 hour Yoga Instructor, Pure Yoga Teacher Training, Reno, NV, 2014
  • First Aid, CPR and AED certification, Lombardi Recreation, University of Nevada 2014
  • Research Experience Program Certification, University of Kansas Honors Program, 2011

Research Presentations

  • [8] Wilson, C.J., Boyle, D.P., Garner, C.B., Bassett, S.D., 2014, Understanding Climate Change Implications for Hydrologic and Agricultural Practices within the Walker River Basin. AGU Fall Meeting, 14-18 Dec., San Francisco, CA.
  • [7] Wilson, C.J., Barth, C., Boyle, D.P., Garner, C.B., Bassett, S.D., 2013, Impacts of Paleoclimate on the Modern Water Resource System in The Walker River Basin. AGU Fall Meeting, 8‐13 Dec., San Francisco, CA.
  • [6] Wilson, C.J. , Barth, C., Boyle, D.P., Garner, C.B., Bassett, S.D., 2013 , Impacts of Paleoclimate on the Modern Water Resource System in The Walker River Basin. Comer Abrupt Climate Change Meeting, 13‐16 Oct., Comer Farm, WI.
  • [5] Wilson, C.J. , Brunsell, N.A., Young, C.B., Miller, L.M., 2012, Variat ion in 20th Century Weather Extremes as a Function of Climate Zone. AGU Fall Meeting, 3-7 Dec., San Francisco, CA.
  • [4] Wilson, C.J., Brunsell, N.A., Young, C.B., Miller, L.M., 2012, Chang es in Extreme Weather Events within the United States from 1900‐2011. BACC: FLUD/CCM Meeting, 15‐16 Aug., Lawrence, KS.
  • [3] Wilson, C.J., Brunsell, N.A., 2011, Assessing the Geographical and Climate Space Distribution of Extreme Weather Events. AGU Fall Meeting, 4-9 Dec. San Francisco, CA.
  • [2] Wilson, C.J. , Brunsell, N.A., 2011, Understanding the Spatial Variation i n Timescales of Extreme Precipitation across the United States. WCRP Open Science Conference, 24-28 Oct., Denver, CO.
  • [1] Wilson, C.J. , Brunsell, N.A., Buck, T.L., 2010, An Assessment of the Nelson Environmental Study Area Using Information Theory Entropy to Measure Micro-scale Climate Changes. 29th Conference on Agriculture and Forest Meteorology, 2‐6 Aug., Keystone, CO