Weekend Meteorologist REQ-21441

Weekend Meteorologist REQ-21441

  • Full Time
  • Bismarck
  • February 28, 2023

Website Nexstar Media

Description:

Are you ready to join a weather department in one of the most dynamic weather markets in the country? Are you ready to contribute to your community as well as to the success of the TV station? KXMB TV in Bismarck, ND, is looking for a talented Meteorologist who is ready to take on these challenges and more. Top notch forecasting and radar skills must be matched by great communication skills, a learning attitude, and a positive style. Our new Meteorologist will also need to be enthusiastic about competing in the digital age! Knowledge of Baron systems a plus. BS in Meteorology or equivalent required. AMS/CBM and/or NWA Seal preferred.

If you are looking for a place to make a difference, and you have the experience, the enthusiasm, and the human touch in your on-air presentation, we want to hear from you.

Responsibilities:

Anchors weathercasts and can handle continuous severe weather coverage in the Great Plains. Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Forecasts and prepares weather products across all platforms, including digital
  • Anchors weathercasts on KXMB and affiliated newscasts
  • Anchors severe weather coverage and produces special content as required for severe weather
  • Actively uses social media and other platforms to inform and engage viewers and grow audience
  • Plays an active and visible role in the community

Requirements:

Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • Rock solid forecasting skill and love of meteorology
  • Outstanding real time Dual Pol Doppler Radar interpretation skills
  • Dynamic, personable, genuine on-air performance skills
  • Knowledge and grasp of the fast-changing world of social media and delivering weather content across multiple platforms
  • Excellent people skills to ensure smooth and productive working relationships both internally and externally
  • Positive leadership skills to create and maintain cohesive weather team
  • Fluent in English
Training/Equipment: Familiarity with Baron broadcast meteorology systems a plus. Willingness to learn and gain expertise a must. Requirements: BS in Meteorology or equivalent required. Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: This position requires the occasional lifting of objects up to 50 pounds. Work may be conducted in extreme outdoor weather conditions. Some travel may be required.

Contact:

Apply Online
Apply Online at https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar/job/ND-Bismarck/Weekend-Meteorologist_REQ-21441 Job Req #REQ-21441

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