His professional experience at EarthWatch Communications, Kavouras/Meteorlogix, and Weather Central included a great deal of international travel helping other TV meteorologists around the world with advanced weather graphic solutions. He has created national and regional broadcast weather graphics for network use by ABC’s Good Morning America, Televisa Mexico, and other television weather broadcasters around the nation. An essential member of the core team, Griese brings a unique perspective, in front of the camera and behind the scenes. Together with his optimism and good humor, Dan's ability to create and deliver some of the most advanced weather presentations available make him a valuable addition to WeatherNation.
A seasoned on-air meteorologist, announcer, and sales manager, Dan is a veteran of the weather business. With a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and a major in meteorology and atmospheric science from the University of Wisconsin-Madision, Dan brings a unique combination of skills to the WeatherNation team. While living in Wisconsin he broadcast daily weather reports on WKOW-TV Madison. His on-air experience includes a number of radio stations throughout the Midwest. An active member of the American Meteorological Society, Dan is also an FCC licensed broadcast engineer and holds an FCC Extra Class amateur radio license. He has served as a member of the United States Army Reserve for over 20 years.