The purpose of this position is to have qualified individuals prepare and deliver weather forecasts and weather information as part of the overall WOWT 6 News presentation. Weather is a critical need for viewers. The public’s safety is a vital concern for us and we take our responsibility very seriously.
Candidates will analyze weather data and prepare forecasts, prepare graphics to support weather presentations. There will be conversational on-air presentations along with severe weather duties. Flexible schedule for severe weather and winter weather scenarios. The meteorologist will work closely with news managers in designing presentation style and editorial content for weather presentations. Post content to website and station social media platforms.
Responsibilities:Applicant MUST provide a resume internet link (preferred) or DVD representative of his/her work. DVD’s will not be returned.
Requirements:The successful applicant’s background must include a bachelor’s degree in meteorology. He/she must prior experience as a broadcast meteorologist, strong on-air communication skills. Must be able to work as part of an on-air team and part of a weather team. Demonstrated ability to accurately forecast weather. Computer, graphic skills and proficient in social media platforms. Knowledge with WSI Max and their various platforms a plus. Strong communication skills are equally important as the meteorological knowledge to be successful in this position.
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