Meteorologist, Sales Planner, and Marketing Communications Associate
Rachel Peterson joined Earth Networks in March of 2006 as the On-Air Video Meteorologist. For nearly five years she produced, anchored and edited forecast videos as well as educational videos and posted online and through mobile applications. When the company outsourced video in December 2010 she moved into Sales and Marketing.
Before coming to Maryland, Peterson spent seven years working in television both behind the scenes and in front of the camera as a meteorologist and a reporter. She worked in production at KCBS and KTTV in Los Angeles, as a reporter and on-air meteorologist at KIVI in Boise, ID, and as an on-air meteorologist at WFMY in Greensboro, NC.
Peterson has a Master of Science in Geoscience with an emphasis in Meteorology from Mississippi State. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Communications with an emphasis in Broadcasting and a minor in French from Southern Utah University where she was on the Division I college gymnastics team. She also holds an AMS (American Meteorological Society) Seal. Peterson is an avid outdoor enthusiast and does extensive philanthropic work and fund raising benefiting the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.