Meteorologist

Meteorologist

  • Full Time
  • Montgomery
  • I-9 Verification
  • August 13, 2024

Website WSFA 12 News WSFA 12 News

WSFA 12 News

Description:

WSFA is looking for a meteorologist to join our award-winning First Alert Weather Team. This meteorologist will work closely with the Chief Meteorologist, news managers, and producers to provide comprehensive weather coverage for our newscasts, streaming updates, digital and social content, and severe weather coverage.

The right fit for this position will be a dynamic, engaging team-player who understands the importance of weather and can communicate on every platform. We are equipped with the latest MAX software, Baron Lynx, an 80” touchscreen and “Storm Track Zone” solely devoted to weather, a robust camera network, and a fully-equipped StormTracker vehicle. This position may include weekends

Responsibilities:

Duties/Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: - Analyze raw scientific data, models, and other available and relevant information to create an accurate weather forecast for our viewing area - Create a compelling, conversational presentation of weather forecast for broadcast, streaming, digital, and social media audiences - Identify and communicate the "weather story of the day" to a cross-platform audience - Accurately forecast and track severe weather

Requirements:

- At least 2 years of experience as a broadcast meteorologist preferred - Operational radar knowledge and excellent command of WSI MAX system preferred - Familiar with the Baron Lynx system - BS/BA in Meteorology/Atmospheric Science/Communications/Journalism or equivalent background. Seals of the National Weather Association and/or American Meteorological Society are preferred, but not necessary. - Flexibility with respect to scheduling and/or assigned work shifts, especially considering the unpredictable nature of weather events - Proficiency in producing written weather content for our digital platforms - A clean driving record, the ability to drive in various weather conditions, and a valid driver's license are a requirement for this position

Contact:

teresa.ward@wsfa.com
If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", upload your resume, cover letter, and references.

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