Molly Matott is a new addition to the Weather Team at CNYCentral. She works primarily on Saturday and Sunday mornings with Laura Hand on Weekend Today in Central New York. You can catch her reporting live for NBC3 and CBS5 evening news during the week, usually in the coldest/snowiest/rainiest parts of CNY, and she frequently appears as the meteorologist for the CW6 News at 10PM.
Molly started at CNYCentral in April of 2015, about a month before her college graduation, commuting back and forth from Oswego, NY on weekends. She received her Bachelor's in Meteorology with a minor in Mathematics from the State University of New York at Oswego in May of 2015. During her time at Oswego, Molly was involved in many different clubs and organizations, including being Chief Meteorologist for her college station, WTOP-10 TV, an orientation leader, and an Irish dance teacher for the Del Sarte Dance Club. In April, she received the SUNY Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence in Albany, NY. After receiving her award, she walked off the stage only get a phone call minutes later from CNYCentral, with an offer to live her dream as a meteorologist in Syracuse. SUNY Oswego's allowed her to live out a few of her other dreams, including talking with Al Roker on The Weather Channel and interviewing him for his new book released this year! She a lifetime Laker who is a proud (and thankful) alumna.
Molly was born and raised in CNY, graduating from Liverpool High School in 2011. She hasn't strayed very far from her roots! In her spare time, Molly is a true pop-culture and TV nerd and loves watching the latest sitcom or drama creating buzz on the web. She's an avid social media user, and loves to document her adventures on Twitter, Instagram, and whatever new app is allowing her to do so. She loves finding new, inventive ways to communicate forecasts and weather information to people. She's an occasional camper and hiker and doesn't mind a stroll down at her favorite spot, Onondaga Lake Park. Molly's a firm believer in getting more young girls interested in science and math, and loves speaking to young future scientists about all things weather! She's thankful every day that she gets to live out her dream in her hometown, and is learning from the best and brightest minds in weather.