Erin McCready

Erin was a former Platte Basin Timelapse production intern. She is from Hastings, Nebraska, where she grew to love everything about the outdoors from her parent’s love of thunderstorms, gardens, and landscapes. She graduated from UNL in 2019 with a degree in Communication Studies. “PBT showed me how much I love learning people’s stories and the ways they carve their path in the world.” Erin is hoping to pursue law school in the future to pursue a career in life planning that allows her to help people curate their own paths and stories.

Erin's Work

Everything about the outdoors was my interest. That was my home and then when I heard the term wildlife biologist, I’m like, “You’re kidding me. I could get paid to just watch wildlife. Cool!” I had talked to a game warden in high school, he told me it was too much of a dangerous job […]

You can stand there and you can see the whole northern part of the ranch, and way south, too. And I think just to stand up on that hill and be able to see all that… that’s never really changed in all of our generations here. That’s probably my favorite spot. My great grandfather homesteaded […]

Martha Shulski serves as the state climatologist for Nebraska. She grew up with a passion for weather and continues to show it in her work. Her goal is to help others understand how weather and climate affects them. We all talk about the weather. That’s something that is not controversial. Everybody can strike up a […]