Meteorologist-12909

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

KENS-TV

TEGNA, Inc.

DESCRIPTION

KENS, the CBS affiliate in San Antonio, Tx, is looking for an engaging, experienced, social media savvy Meteorologist. Qualified applicants must have a meteorology or similar degree, at least three years of on-air television experience, and the ability to work in fast-paced, team atmosphere. The ideal candidate will have experience studying, analyzing, forecasting and communicating severe weather along with an understanding of a broad range of technology. The ideal candidate will also pitch and generate weather-related stories for KENS and KENS.com, while embracing social media tools for expanding weather coverage and storytelling.

Responsibilities:

  • Research, prepare and deliver weather content in newscasts and across all platforms utilizing all available weather data, graphics computers and radars both in-studio and in the field
  • Write & post stories on social media platforms including Facebook Live
  • Present on-air with clear, concise, and interesting weather graphics
  • Prepare and deliver severe weather updates, interrupting regular programming as necessary
  • Create digital and social weather content multiple times a day with differentiated weather segments for broadcast
  • Interact with audiences on multiple platforms, especially during severe weather events
  • Communicate and guide weather content plans for aggressive, accurate weather coverage when our consumers need it

JOB EXPERIENCE


REQUIREMENTS

Requirements:

  • Four-year college degree in Meteorology or Atmospheric Science.
  • 3-5 years' experience
  • Strong communication skills (written/oral) for on-air delivery
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work overnight shifts, weekends and additional shifts, if needed
  • Fill in on other shifts when necessary
  • Knowledge of WSI preferred. Be proficient at posting content to various websites and social media; computer literacy required, including weather and newsroom computer systems.
  • AMS and/or NWA Seal of approval preferred but not required
  • Travel: Rarely: less than 10%
  • Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment
  • Physical Demands Set: Light work: Involves sitting most of the time, walking, lifting, bending, standing, etc.

 

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 64 television stations in 51 U.S. markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 network affiliates in the top 25 markets among independent station groups, reaching approximately 39 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks True Crime Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, digital and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit http://www.TEGNA.com.

 

TEGNA requires all employees to be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus.

 

EEO statement:

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information. TEGNA complies with all applicable laws related to accommodations.

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ADDITIONAL INFO

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.


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