Website WBRC FOX6 News
WBRC Fox6 News seeks a full-time Meteorologist. The primary duties include crafting, producing, and presenting weather segments in our weekend late newscasts and our digital and social media channels. He/she will cover other dayparts when other meteorologists are off work. He/she will also help the primary meteorologists with preparing, producing, and posting content for their show segments, WBRC digital properties and social media.
Duties and responsibilities include (but not limited to):
Stay aware of current meteorological pattern and contribute stories to the weather-content editorial process.
Drive the inclusion and prioritization of weather stories in the assigned program or day part, creates graphics, and /or commissions the creation and/or acquisition of supporting visual content.
Mine all available resources, including social media, for possible weather story ideas & content.
Work closely with the team of meteorologists to ensure that our weather storytelling is well-organized, well-prepared, innovative, interesting, and cutting edge.
Coordinate with show producers to assure continuity in weather storytelling.
Prepare content using multiple graphic platforms, including AR.
Produce weather blocks that are well-organized, well prepared and targets a television audience.
Maintain proficiency with software changes.
Knowledge of social media and its role in the information and content gathering process.
Strong ability to communicate orally and verbally. Ability to disseminate complex meteorological information in a useable and understandable manner.
Ensure that WBRC Fox6 is first-to-publish all breaking weather information.
Customer focused, innovative, and self-motivated.
Displays strong collaborative skills and works effectively through conflict.
Effectively contributes to team goals within a highly interactive, and at times, stressful environment.
Maintains high standards for product, performance, and ethics.
Quickly learns and applies new technologies and leads others in new initiatives.
Receives feedback constructively and incorporates that feedback into work products and performance.
Exhibits creative problem-solving skills and unique resourcefulness to complete tasks.
Support coverage of significant weather events, including working extra hours and days outside of normally scheduled shifts.
Storm chasing experience is a plus.
Shooting and editing skills are a plus.
Requirements:Qualifications/Requirements: Bachelor's degree in meteorology, atmospheric science, design, or a related field. 3 years of on-air meteorological experience. Experience forecasting and covering severe weather events is a must. This is not an entry-level position. You must have scheduling flexibility and be willing to work outside of regular business hours.
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