(KHON2) Weather Anchor

(KHON2) Weather Anchor

  • Full Time
  • Honolulu

Website Nexstar Media Inc dba KHON2

Working for Hawaii


Apply to join our KHON2 Team!

The Weather Anchor forecasts weather conditions and produces and anchors weather reports for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.


  • Produces and presents weather reports for all platforms
  • Ensures that all weather content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality
  • Writes and delivers weather stories in a clear and concise manner
  • Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating weather programming and other content
  • Responds to breaking and/or severe weather events and other urgent newsrooms situations as required
  • Works closely with the weather team to develop comprehensive weather coverage
  • Participates in promotional activities including public appearances
  • Writes web stories detailing the local forecast daily
  • Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites
  • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in Meteorology, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
  • Minimum five years’ experience in weather reporting or anchoring (depending on market size)
  • Strong understanding of the field of meteorology and a proven track record of forecasting
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required
  • Superior on-air presence
  • Experience guiding, directing and motivating others
  • Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to effectively listen to fully understand problems and communicate with a team to shape a solution
  • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record


Kiana Stroud
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