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Media Appearances
Publications / Commercial Work
  • 2021 "Storm Chaser of the Year" Award at the National Storm Chaser Summit.

  • 2021 Official Photographer for the Cover & Poster of Hollywood Movie "13 MINUTES"

  • 2020 Storm Photo of The Year & Storm Photographer of the Year Finalist 

  • 2020 Photo Featured on National Geographic Website - https://www.nationalgeographic.com.es/temas/tormentas/fotos/1/5

  • Video work sold regularly to ABC, FOX, CBS, and the Weather Channel.

  • The Business of Chasing Storms, Weatherwise January/February 2004, p 33-37.

  • Stuart, NE June 9th, 2003 tornado photograph by Melanie Metz published in 2004 Weather Guide Calendar with Phenomenal Weather Events, accord publishing and The Journal of Meteorology, October 2003, vol. 28, no. 282, editor: Robert K. Doe.

  • Mankato, MN July 14th, 2003 tornado photograph by Melanie Metz published in Restless Skies by Paul Douglas.

  • Rochester Magazine

  • Outside Magazine, June 2007 "exposure" centerfold photograph

  • Cosmopolitan Magazine

  • TakeGreatPhotos.com

Presentations
  • Tornadoes of 2021 & Girls Who Chase - presented by Melanie Metz at the National Storm Chaser Summit. Jan 22nd, 2022.

  • A Case Study of the 7-08-20 Dalton, MN Tornado- presented by Melanie Metz and Jessica Moore for the Twin Cities Meteorological Society in December of 2020.

  • The Importance of Boundaries for Severe Weather- presented by Melanie Metz and Peggy Willenberg at HAM Fest in St. Paul, MN 2002.

  • A Case Study of the 6-11-01 Benson, MN Tornado- presented by Melanie Metz, John Wetter, and Peggy Willenberg as an advanced skywarn class in the Minneapolis metro area 2002.

  • A Case Study of the 9-10-02 Midnight Albertville, MN Tornado - presented by Melanie Metz and Peggy Willenberg at the 2003 Storm Chasers Convention in Denver, CO and the 2003 7th Annual Severe Storms& Doppler Radar Conference in Des Moines, IA.

  • A Case Study of the 07-14-03 Searles,, MN Tornado on the boundary intersection- presented by Melanie Metz and Peggy Willenberg at the 2004 Storm Chasers Convention in Denver, CO and the 2004 8th Annual Severe Storms& Doppler Radar Conference in Des Moines, IA.

  • FOX 9, Girls in Science

  • Skywarn Workshops

  • AMS Meeting in Minneapolis, MN

  • University of Minnesota Graduate Women in Science

  • Minneapolis Retired Teachers Association

  • City of Plymouth

  • Saline County Emergency Management