(KHON2) Weather Anchor

(KHON2) Weather Anchor

  • Full Time
  • Honolulu

Website Nexstar Media Inc dba KHON2

Working for Hawaii

Description:

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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Requirements:

  • 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

Contact:

Kiana Stroud
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