Chief Meteorologist

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

WLNE-TV

Standard Media Group,LLC

DESCRIPTION

WLNE-TV/ABC6, the ABC affiliate in Providence, Rhode Island is looking for an experienced and energized Chief Meteorologist to lead our StormTrackers weather Team, on-air and online. 
Hurricanes, Tornadoes, and blizzards-southern New England gets a little of everything. 
Canidates should have a B.S. degree in Meteorology or Earth Science with five to ten years' experience on-air. Top candidate must have superior forecasting and storytelling skills, with the ability to produce easy to understand and informative visuals, maps and graphics.  
When weather even minor inconveniences, disrupts the lives of our viewers, or more significantly threatens their safety, the Chief Meteorologist must be committed to setting the tone for the coverage across all our platforms.  The Chief is responsible for working closely with news management, producers, and the digital team to execute the weather strategy.
Canidates must have a wealth of experience covering breaking severe weather on broadcast, online and social media.
To be considered you must provide examples of on-air presentation during severe weather.

Qualifications:

  • B.S Degree in Meteorology or Earth Science
  • 5 to 10 years of on-air experience weather casting
  • Maintain a steadfast commitment to forecasting accuracy
  • Proficient in weather graphics production
  • AMS Seal required
  • Experience with severe weather coverage, including hurricanes, blizzards, tornadoes and flooding
  • Writes web stories detailing the local forecast on a daily basis
  • Interacts with viewers and users of social media sites.
  • Participates in promotional activities including public appearances

Skills/Experience:

  • WSI weather system knowledge
  • Ability to produce easy to understand and informative visuals, maps and graphics for use on-air, online and on social media.

You will receive:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Generous benefits including medical, dental, vision and life insurance, 401K, etc.
  • Vacation, paid holidays and paid time-off
  • Exceptional growth opportunities

No phone calls please.  WLNE Providence Operations, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

ABC6
10 Orm Street, Suite 300
Providence, RI 02904


JOB EXPERIENCE

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REQUIREMENTS

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ADDITIONAL INFO

Benefits:
401K
Dental Insurance
Health Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Paid time off

Schedule:
8-hour shift
Holidays
Weekend availability
Ability to commute/relocate


HOW TO APPLY

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