Posted by NexStar

Springfield, MA
Posted: 2018-05-02


WWLP-22News, an NBC affiliate, has an opening for a Meteorologist.  The candidate will deliver weather accurately, clearly and concisely and in an engaging manner.  Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

* Produce and report weather and/or science related stories across all media platforms.
* Present live weather reports from the station as well as in the field.
* Write weather stories and update forecast information on station website.
* Develop innovative and creative ways of presenting the daily weather story.
* Create maps and graphics to illustrate weather conditions.

* Operate newsroom computer systems.



Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
* Solid vocal delivery, camera presence, and clear enunciation.
* Strong reporting skills.
* Understand importance of social media.
* Proficiency with WSI weather systems. 
* Detail oriented.




PRIOR EXPERIENCE OR TRAINING REQUIRED:  Bachelors degree in meteorological science required. At least three years of on-air television experience in forecasting and presenting weather. Certified meteorologist desired.  High stress environment with deadline pressures. Some travel may be required. Position requires work on weekends and holidays. Work may be performed in extreme outdoor temperatures.





TELEPHONE: no calls please.


Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer