Weekend Meteorologist

Weekend Meteorologist

  • Full Time
  • New Orleans
  • November 6, 2021

WGNO-TV

Description:

WGNO-TV in New Orleans is looking for a Weekend Meteorologist who is passionate about forecasting tropical systems and tracking severe weather. New Orleans is the major league capital of tropical weather coverage. This is why weather is a critical need for our viewers. The public’s safety is a vital concern for us, and we take our responsibility very seriously.

We want someone who is accurate, who knows how to show urgency without over-hyping, and can stay cool under pressure. You must be able to ad-lib with little information for extended amounts of time.

Experience:

• Degree in meteorology or on track to graduate soon.
Requirements:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Produce and present weather segments in our weekend evening newscasts and our digital and social media channels.
• Fill in during the week when our morning or evening meteorologists are off.
• Assist the primary meteorologists with preparing, producing, and posting content for their show segments.
• Respond to breaking and/or severe weather events and other urgent newsroom situations as required.
• Work closely with the weather team to develop comprehensive weather coverage.
• Participate in promotional activities including public appearances.
• Perform special projects and other duties as assigned.
• Write web stories detailing the local forecast daily.
• Interact with viewers and users on social media sites.

Requirements & Skills:
• Superior on-air presence
• Valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
• Flexibility to work any shift.

Responsibilities:

Requirements:

Contact:

Please visit https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/nexstar/job/LA-MetairieOne-Galleria-Blvd-WGNOWNOL/Weekend-Meteorologist_REQ-12973 to apply

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