Multimedia Journalist / Weekend Weather Forecaster

Multimedia Journalist / Weekend Weather Forecaster

  • Full Time
  • Medford
  • May 7, 2024

Website KOBI-TV NBC5


KOBI-TV NBC5 in the beautiful Rogue Valley is seeking a Multimedia Journalist / Weekend Weather Forecaster to join our NBC5 News Team.

Medford is located on the I-5 corridor just a half hour north of the California border, about 4.5 hours from Portland and the Bay Area/Sacramento. We’re located amidst the beautiful Cascade Mountain Range about 2 hours from Redwoods and the Pacific. Our region is full of outdoor activities, wineries, and entertainment (Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Britt Festivals), along with skiing, golfing and hiking, all in our backyard.

The ideal candidate loves breaking news and weather, constantly improves newscasts, and is flexible right up to and through the newscast. Writing and storytelling must be a passion, as well as creating an artful newscast with high pace and volume. Proficiency with a newsroom computer system and knowledge of social media platforms, such as Facebook and Twitter, are requirements.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Providing story ideas and story leads
Researching and writing original reports for broadcast and social media
Gathering meteorological information from weather services and satellite feeds
Presenting informative and dynamic weathercasts during newscasts
Preparing computer-generated weather reports using a weather graphics system
Radio weather reporting
Present live shots
Developing content for social media platforms
Producing news stories on a hard deadline

To qualify for this position, you must have:

College degree and/or equivalent meteorology and/or reporting experience
On-air experience
Knowledge of news gathering and production
Ability to professionally report news on-air
Strong writing, reporting, and organizational skills
Ability to work professionally in high-pressure situations and without supervision

***Applications must include a link to your newsreel***

KOBI-TV NBC5/KOTI-TV NBC2 is licensed by the FCC; therefore, we must follow federal guidelines. Since marijuana is still illegal on a federal level, if offered a position, a candidate would be required to pass a 10-panel drug screen, which does include marijuana. A 3-year driving record check, and a 7-year criminal background check are also pre-employment requirements, for a candidate offered the position. We also require all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, to include up to date booster. A valid driver’s license is also required.

This is a full-time position, working 40 hours per week.  Our benefits package includes: Medical, dental, vision, 401K retirement plan, health care spending account, life insurance, paid sick leave, paid vacations, paid holidays, and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP).




Director of HR
If you meet the qualifications above, send your Cover Letter and Resume via one of the options below. You will be sent an application to complete. You are not considered an “applicant” until an application is returned to us. Incomplete applications will not be considered. 1. Email to: Carrie DeCicco ( Please include the following in your email message: • The Job Title in the Subject Line • Resume and Cover Letter in Word or PDF format only 2. Mail to the physical address below KOBI-TV NBC5 Carrie DeCicco, Director of HR 125 S. Fir St. Medford, OR 97501 We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

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