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Chad R. Merrill has been Inducted into the Prestigious Marquis Who's Who Biographical Registry

Chad R. Merrill is recognized for his expertise as the chief meteorologist with WOAY-TV

Mr. Merrill has also engaged in operational meteorology work in the private industry, providing forecast support for utility companies, transportation systems, sports teams and theme parks.

    MONTGOMERY VILLAGE, MD, May 05, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Chad R. Merrill has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Leveraging more than two decades of excellence in short-term to seasonal weather forecasting, Mr. Merrill has earned distinction as the chief meteorologist with WOAY-TV. Since 2023, he has focused his efforts on producing live weather updates for the evening newscasts and creating different weather and science segments for the programming. He also updates the WOAY website and its social media platforms while maintaining a schedule for the weather department.

Outside of his primary career efforts, Mr. Merrill has been a radio meteorologist with WTOP News since 2022 and a weather prognosticator with the Hagerstown Town and Country Almanack since 2019. He also lends his expertise as a meteorologist while serving as a columnist for the Cumberland Times-News.

Prior to his current role, Mr. Merrill began his career as a full-time overnight news producer and editor as well as a part-time meteorologist with WJAC-TV in 2003. Following this time, he worked with WHAG-TV (now WDVM) and joined Earth Networks as a senior meteorologist in 2008. During this period, he also functioned as a contractor television meteorologist with WJAC-TV in 2017 and was a freelance meteorologist with WOAY-TV in 2022.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Merrill has engaged in operational meteorology work in the private industry, providing forecast support for utility companies, transportation systems, sports teams and theme parks. He has developed seasonal outlooks and quality control in weather data, including producing content for

Prior to embarking on his professional journey, Mr. Merrill earned a Bachelor of Science in Earth Science and Meteorology from PennWest California in 2002. Well-qualified in his field, he received the Seal of Approval from the National Weather Association in 2022.

Within the coming years, Mr. Merrill intends to move into higher ranks within the larger market television stations, maintaining his chief status as he moves closer to Washington, DC. Having always been interested in the different microclimates in Western Maryland, he greatly enjoys viewing trends in weather and how it can change over a short distance.

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