The Meteorologist forecast 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. Performs special projects and other duties as assigned. Writes web stories detailing the local forecast on a daily basis. Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.
Requirements:Requirements & Skills: Bachelor's degree in Meteorology, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience. Entry level to 2 years’ experience in weather presentation and reporting preferred. Must be able to shoot video and perform non-linear editing. Ability to write story from beginning to end. Knowledge of ENPS helpful. Proficiency with Barron’s Radar is helpful. Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Strong understanding of the field of Meteorology and a proven track record of forecasting. Valid driver's license with a good driving record. Flexibility to work any shift.
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