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Liz Horton, Meteorologist & Television Personality

Former Miss North Carolina 2006, Liz is a freelance meteorologist in South Florida. She most recently worked at CBS4 in Miami, Florida. Prior to Miami, Liz was a meteorologist and reporter at ABC-11 in Raleigh, North Carolina. Before moving to Raleigh, she was a traffic and weather anchor at Fox 35 News in Orlando, Florida; followed by her career start in television at WBTV 3 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Liz is graduate of Johns Hopkins University, where she received a double bachelors in vocal performance and education, and a graduate of Carolina School of Broadcasting. More recently, Liz recently graduated from Mississippi State University earning a Bachelors in Geosciences with a concentration in Broadcast Meteorology.

professional experience

CBS4 Miami

Meteorologist | 2016 - 2018

  • Presented live weather forecasts on air during weekend and weekday newscasts
  • Studied data and built forecast graphics for on air use
  • Distributed weather data to station personnel
  • Recorded weather webcasts for
  • Utilized Social Media to Warn Followers During Severe Weather

WTVD Raleigh

Meteorologist/Reporter | 2013 - 2016

  • Presented live weather forecasts on air across multiple day parts
  • Created accurate forecasts and distribute to all station personnel
  • Reported live news and weather events from the field
  • Enterprise stories for on air use

WOFL Orlando

Traffic/Weather Anchor | 2011 - 2013

  • Forecasted weather weekdays for Good Day Orlando
  • Presented live on air weather reports
  • Created accurate forecasts and distributed to all station personnel
  • Built maps and imported data into the Traffic system

WBTV Charlotte

Traffic Reporter/Weather Forecaster | 2010 - 2011

  • Reported traffic alerts during morning show from 5-7 and CBS Early Show cut-ins.
  • Reported breaking news that involves traffic
  • Forecasted weather for morning, noon and evening shows, both weekdays and weekends
  • Created accurate forecasts and distribute to all station personnel
  • Built maps and import data into the WSX system for air
  • Travel reporter for a weekly series called On Your Side: On The Road (One Man Band Stories)

WBTV Charlotte

Newsroom Intern | 2009 - 2010

  • Wrote news copy for evening newscasts, news packages, VOSOTS etc.
  • Logged Footage and edited packages
  • Researched story ideas
  • Assisted in setting up interviews via phone and email
  • Operated prompter for noon and evening newscasts


Mississippi State University

Starkville, MS | 2014

  • Bachelor of Geosciences: Concentration in Broadcast Meteorology

Carolina School of Broadcasting

Charlotte, NC | 2009

  • Broadcast Communications Technology Certificate

Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD | Peabody Institute | 2009

  • Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance , B.M.
  • Bachelor of Education, B.ED.

skills & interests

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Office, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Proficient in PC and Mac Environments
  • Experienced with Adobe Audition, Final Cut Pro, AVID, and Edius
  • Skilled Photographer
  • Comfortable with Screenwriter & Simulcast mapping programs
  • Comfortable with ENPS
  • Proficient in WSI and Baron’s Omni Weather Systems
  • Comfortable with inews


  • National Weather Association Member and Seal Holder
  • American Meteorological Society
  • Junior League of Greater Fort Lauderdale