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Richard J. McCollough

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Local Address: New York, United States
Award Winning Producer & Director & Videographer
 
Background

Employment History

  • Media Communications Teacher
    Award Winning Producer & Director & Videographer
  • Producer and Director and Videographer
    American Abilities Television Network
  • Meteorologist
    WHAM-TV
  • Member, Team 7 News Channel 7 Weather Team
    WSPA
  • Meteorologist
    WSPA
  • Chief Meteorologist and Producer
    WHEC
  • Contributor
    WHEC
  • 11PM Meteorologist
    WHEC
  • Television Director
    A.M. Weather

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • B.A.
    University of Maryland College Park
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Web References
RABJ Newsletter
www.rabj.net, 18 May 2012 [cached]
Thanks to RABJ member Richard McCollough, of Mirusmedia Productions, excerpts of this program were posted today (Wednesday; April 25) on YouTube.
The American Abilities Television ...
www.mirusmedia.net, 17 Sept 2013 [cached]
The American Abilities Television Network was created by Richard J. McCollough to help fill the vast lack of television programming for those with hearing loss.
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Richard J. McCollough, an award winning Broadcaster/Producer/Director created AATV in the fall of 2002. McCollough was leaving the NBC affiliate in Rochester, NY in the fall of 2002 and began to search for something to do for the rest of his life, but it had to help people in some profound way. He came up with AATV to help and inform people. "I have invested a great deal of my own money, time and effort in the past 10 years, because I believe in the need", he says. "I had conversations about my goals over the years with a number of people in the community from Dr. Al Simone, now Former President of RIT, Dr. Alan Hurwitz, President of NTID, Dr. Harold Mowl, Principal at RSD, Dr. Robert Panara, Professor Emeritus at NTID, Susan Miller and the late Marcia Dugan from Hearing Loss Association of America as well as grass roots activists in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community and they all have pledged support for my effort, because they know I am sincere and very determined to make it a reality". McCollough says further "for decades the Deaf and Hard of Hearing have been neglected and underserved when it comes to broadcast programming, but now AATV is a new source to help fill the gap in programming".
10NBC / WHEC TV-10
www.whec.com, 27 Aug 2002 [cached]
Richard McCollough10NBC / WHEC TV-10
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Richard Mccollough
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Richard McCollough
Richard J. McCollough has been with the News 10NBC weather team since 1994 Prior to coming to Rochester Richard was at the NBC affiliate WLWT-TV in Cincinnati, Ohio.His duties included weekday and weekend weathercasting and science reporting.He also did radio weather reports for WLW-AM and wrote a weather column for the Cincinnati Inquirer Newspaper for three years. Before that, Richard had worked with the Financial News Network (CNBC) in Los Angeles, California.His duties included weathercasting, reporting and live television production.He also worked at Group W Production Center as a reporter, producer and technician.Richard also spent five years at Maryland Public Television in Baltimore, where he worked as a TV director of "A.M. Weather," cameraman and producer of video shorts.He also worked at WJZ-TV 13 for two years as an ENG News Video Tape Editor. He has received his Bachelors Degree from the University of Maryland College Park in 1979.He attended classes in Broadcast Journalism at UCLA, completed courses in Meteorology at Miami University, Oxford Ohio, Mississippi State and Portland State. Richard has the National Weather Association (NWA) Seal of Television Approval.He is a member of the American Meteorology Society and The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ). Besides his regular duties at 10NBC, he is very active in the community.He is a Board Member of the Baden Street Settlement and the Friends of the Rochester Public Library.He appears at numerous charitable fund-raisers including the American Lung Association, Jack & Jill, The Jewish Community Center, Memorial Art Gallery, Run for the Shamrocks, The Urban League to name a few.Richard makes numerous appearances at schools across the area and has students visit the station for tours as well.He has been honored by numerous organizations including the March of Dimes and The Health Association.In the summer Richard is the official meteorologist for Darien Lake, the largest amusement park in the area.In the winter, Richard is the official meteorologist for Bristol Mountain, one of the largest, most popular ski resorts in Western New York.Richard is host of the 10NBC public affairs program "Rochester In Focus." Richard is an avid collector of books, political pins and newspapers.He enjoys political and military history.He is a big opera buff, and loves the outdoors and sailing. Richard's forecast can be seen weeknights on News 10NBC at 11pm.
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HLAA Rochester, NY
www.shhh-rochester-ny.org, 30 May 2005 [cached]
Richard McCollough (Presentation audio-looped, real-time captioned and sign language interpreted)
Back for a repeat appearance at HLAA is Richard McCollough, founder of Mirusmedia and 13WHAM on air meteorologist.Last year he offered his ideas and sought input on television programming for people with hearing disabilities; what has a year brought in his project.
Mr. McCollough is an award winner producer/director/editor and videographer.He won Telly Awards in 2005 and 2006 for Mirus Magazine, a news magazine television program on WB-16 in Rochester, among numerous other accolades.He is a 27 year veteran of broadcasting and television production.
Authors - News Channel 7, Upstate South Carolina
www.wspa.com, 15 May 2008 [cached]
Richard J. McCollough
Meteorologist
WSPA
rmccollough@wspa.com
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Richard J. McColloughRichard J. McCollough joined the WSPA Storm Team 7 News Channel 7 Weather Team on July 30, 2007.
Richard is a 28 year veteran of meteorology, television production and broadcasting.A native of the Washington, D.C., Richard graduated from University of Maryland College Park with a B.A. in 1979 and formerly studied and completed courses in meteorology at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and SUNY Brockport.Richard is a certified meteorologist and holds the (NWA) National Weather Association Seal of Television Approval.He is a member of the prestigious (AMS) American Meteorological Society as well as the (NABJ) National Association of Black Journalists.Richard is a renaissance man. In addition to his expertise and passion for forecasting the weather, which he has diverse experience in across America he is also an avid collector of books, historical items, political and sports memorabilia and model naval war ships from the 18th century.He is very active in the community, a speaker in schools and a mentor to young people."Education, hard work and respect of self and others was instilled in us by our parents when we were young and growing up, I carry that thought with me everyday".He is a weight lifter, skier, loves Football and the outdoors.Richard owns a farm and grows hay, alfalfa, fruit trees and berries.He has a daughter and enjoys family gatherings. Before coming to Spartanburg Richard forecast the weather for 13 WHAM ABC, WHAM 1180 AM, WDKX 103.9 FM, The Democrat and Chronicle Newspaper and WHEC-TV 10 NBC (As Chief Meteorologist) in Rochester, NY.He has worked at stations in Washington DC, Baltimore, MD, Los Angeles, CA and Cincinnati, OH.
Richard can be seen Saturday's and Sunday's on the 6 and 11pm news, plus on the CW News at 10pm.Richard can also be seen during the week filling in for Christy Henderson and Dan Bickford.
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