Chief Meteorologist

Chief Meteorologist

  • Full Time
  • Tulsa
  • Work visa required

Website KTUL News Channel 8


KTUL in Tulsa, OK, is looking for a full-time Chief Meteorologist . You will be responsible for the content of the on-air-forecast and on multiple digital platforms. As Chief Meteorologist, you will be responsible for the content of the weather cast on-air and on our digital platforms. You will issue warnings and alerts, produce graphics and maps, and report live during weather events. You must be able to utilize social media during severe weather, as well as write weather stories. You will be expected to produce content on a variety of platforms including, Internet, social networking sites, and mobile phones, in addition to television. You must have excellent time management skills. The ideal candidate will have proven skills in social media.

Job Responsibilities:

Produces and presents weather reports for all platforms
Issue warnings and alerts
Produce graphics and maps
Report live during weather events
Forecast, produce, and present clear and concise forecasts that connect with viewers
Developing content and graphics for on-air, web, and extensive social media
Make public appearances on behalf of the station
Working with producers to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situations on-air and digital platforms
Report from community events and breaking news
Be part of the news team ensemble where you will do non-weather things like trending topics, community events, interviews and traffic, as assigned.
Required Skills and Experience:

Previous on-air experience presenting weather and news information is required
Extensive digital savvy, excellent writing skills
Previous Baron and WSI experience preferred
Thorough knowledge of how to maximize the Baron weather system to create distinctive graphics presentations
High energy and engaging personality
Willingness to come in off duty when severe weather threatens our area
Team player. Someone who understands it’s about the team, not one individual
Proven track record of covering severe weather on-air and on digital
Proof of strong social media engagement
Meteorology degree required; national accredited weather seals preferred
Proven ability to effectively report live in the field
Willingness and ability to work any shift assigned
When applying online, please include a link to your online demo reel.




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