Meteorologist/Reporter

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

WCMH-TV

Nexstar Media Group,Inc.

DESCRIPTION

Imagine your future in Columbus, Ohio! A friendly, affordable Midwestern city with so much to offer. Join our team at NBC4 where we put local first with strong ties to the community. Work, play, and enjoy life in the nation’s 14th largest city, home of the Ohio State Capitol and Ohio State University. Forbes ranks Columbus a top 10 city for young professionals and a place Manhattan Institute ranked among the best Midwest economies. USA Today calls Columbus a “food mecca” and an "ethnic food paradise".

The Meteorologist forecasts weather conditions and produces and anchors weather reports for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.

 


JOB EXPERIENCE

  • 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 for all platforms.
  • 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 on a daily basis.
  • Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.

 


REQUIREMENTS

  •  

    • 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.
    • Minimum three years’ experience in weather reporting or anchoring.
    • Superior on-air presence.
    • Experience guiding, directing and motivating others.
    • Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills.
    • Proficiency with computers, mobile phones, mobile apps, CMS systems 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

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 197 full power stations (including partner stations) in 115 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation. Nexstar’s platform delivers exceptional local content and network programming to inform and entertain viewers, while providing premium, scalable local advertising opportunities for advertisers and brands across all screens and devices. Learn more at http://www.Nexstar.tv.

EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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HOW TO APPLY

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