Meteorologist

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Lexington,KY

Nexstar Media Group,Inc.

DESCRIPTION

There is no more important service a local television station can provide its viewers than accurate, dependable weather information.  We want a meteorological expert for our newscasts who can translate the science into easy-to-understand, life-connected content on all our platforms.  We’re a new newsroom in Lexington KY that connects with its viewers and values its teammates.


JOB EXPERIENCE

  • Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Produces and presents weather reports for all platforms
  • Ensures that all weather content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality
  • Writes and delivers weather stories in a clear and concise manner
  • Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating weather programming and other content
  • Responds to breaking and/or severe weather events and other urgent newsrooms situations as required
  • Works closely with the weather team to develop comprehensive weather coverage
  • Participates in promotional activities including public appearances
  • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned
  • Writes web stories detailing the local forecast daily
  • Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites

REQUIREMENTS

  • Requirements & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Meteorology, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
  • Fluency in English
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required
  • Superior on-air presence
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to effectively listen to fully understand problems and communicate with a team to shape a solution
  • Strong understanding of the field of meteorology and a proven track record of forecasting
  • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record
  • Flexibility to work any shift

ADDITIONAL INFO

EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


HOW TO APPLY

Apply online at: https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar

https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar/job/Nexstar—WDKY/Meteorologist_REQ-20150