Meteorologist / Reporter

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Portland,OR

Gray Television

DESCRIPTION

About Gray Television:

Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households. 

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

About KPTV:

KPTV is a Fox-affiliated television station licensed to Portland, Oregon. Owned by Atlanta-based Gray Television, it is part of a duopoly with Vancouver, Washington-licensed MyNetworkTV affiliate KPDX.

Job Summary/Description:

FOX 12 is searching for a dynamic meteorologist/anchor who will also report for Portland's #1 rated newscasts. The ideal candidate has a passion for meteorology, can prepare and deliver weather forecasts and weather information, and also wants to report in the field on breaking news and breaking weather. The current opening is for a M-F Noon News meteorologist who would also report for other newscasts and for FOX 12's streaming news app regularly.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

– Analyzes weather data and prepares detailed forecasts
– Prepares graphics to support weather presentation
– Receives news assignments or evaluates leads and tips in order to develop story ideas.
– Covers news in the field.
– Anchors and reports for FOX 12's streaming app and OTT desk when needed
– Posts stories to KPTV website and social media.


JOB EXPERIENCE

Qualifications/Requirements:

– Bachelors Degree in Meteorology preferred
– 2 years in a Weather Anchor or Meteorologist role at a TV station
– News Field Reporting Experience preferred
– Previous experience working in a fast-paced environment requiring strict deadlines and a focus on team orientation.
– Skilled communicator, capable of speaking to a diverse audience and conveying messages effectively. Strong written communications. Creative, with the ability to provide original concepts, ideas & solutions. Strong listening skills for interviews.

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

Additional Info:

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.


REQUIREMENTS

Qualifications/Requirements:

– Bachelors Degree in Meteorology preferred
– 2 years in a Weather Anchor or Meteorologist role at a TV station
– News Field Reporting Experience preferred
– Previous experience working in a fast-paced environment requiring strict deadlines and a focus on team orientation.
– Skilled communicator, capable of speaking to a diverse audience and conveying messages effectively. Strong written communications. Creative, with the ability to provide original concepts, ideas & solutions. Strong listening skills for interviews.

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

Additional Info:

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.


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