Full Name
Meredith Garofalo
Job Title
Freelance Meteorologist & Space/Science Correspondent
Spectrum News NY1

Meredith is a regional Murrow award-winning Certified Broadcast Meteorologist and science/space correspondent. She most recently is a Freelance Meteorologist for NY 1 in New York City. Meredith was also the 2021 Chair for the AMS Station Scientist Committee.

Her personal and professional work has also been recognized over the last decade. This includes the inaugural Valparaiso University Alumni Association First Decade Achievement Award, two special reports in News 12's Climate Special "Saving Our Shores" that won a Regional Edward R. Murrow Award, multiple Fair Media Council Folio & Press Club of Long Island awards for meteorology & reporting, and was a recipient of a Long Island Business News "40 Under 40" Award.

Meredith's 15 years in the broadcast business includes a wide variety of experience across the US stemming from her internship at WGN-TV in Chicago. Meredith worked at local television stations in New York, Ohio, South Dakota, Florida, and California and nationally with WeatherNation. She’s been live out in the field during tropical storms, wildfires, snowstorms, and the aftermath from tornadoes. Meredith is also an accomplished reporter, producing weather and science stories. This includes rocket launches at Vandenberg Space Force Base and Cape Canaveral, in depth special reports and features on NOAA’s GOES-R and JPSS satellite series, and coverage on some of NASA’s biggest accomplishments. She’s interviewed some of the top scientists and leaders of the space & science community, being selected as the only meteorologist to travel with the GOES-West satellite from Colorado to Florida in 2017 on the C-5M Super Galaxy and for a 1-on-1 interview with the director of the National Weather Service on his retirement after 50 years.

Meredith frequents as a panel moderator at the Space Symposium & Satellite Conference, has been a judge for the Space Foundation's Space Technology Hall of Fame & reoccurring moderator for Foundation for the Future. Meredith spends countless hours doing school, career, & motivational talks and podcasts to help encourage women pursuing STEM careers and inspire our future generations. She moderates panels, serves as emcee for events, & conducts interviews to further storytelling on space & science topics.

Meredith is an accomplished singer & actor, most recognized performing the National Anthem for the Denver Broncos, Cleveland Guardians, the National Western Stock Show & Brooklyn Cyclones . She also was invited as a guest performer for the New York Islanders in 2022.

Meredith Garofalo