Morning Meteorologist

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere


Sinclair Broadcast Group


WPMI/WJTC has an exciting opportunity for you! We have an open position in our News department for a morning Meteorologist.



WPMI/WJTC is looking for a morning meteorologist. As our morning meteorologist you are responsible for the content of the weathercast on-air and on our digital platforms.

The main day to day responsibilities of the role will include…

  • Forecasting, Producing and Presenting clear and concise weather casts, which tell a story and connect with viewers
  • Issue warnings and alerts, produce maps and unique graphics and maps, and report live during weather events
  • Utilize social media during quiet and severe weather, as well as write weather stories
  • Make public appearances on behalf of the station
  • Work with producers to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situations

What skills do you need to be successful in our role?

  • Ability to tell memorable and meaningful stories, we value visual and compelling storytelling
  • Ability to demonstrate experience with active and visual live shots
  • In Depth Knowledge of forecasting and developments in the field of meteorology
  • Experience in handling live severe weather cut-ins
  • Understanding of computer and device technology related to file management, file transfer, file formats, etc.
  • Ability to maximize the graphical and technical capability of Baron Lynx
  • Passion for meteorology and being a contributor to a strong weather team
  • Sharp news judgement and exceptional writing skills
  • Ability to multitask while meeting deadlines and prioritizing tasks
  • Bachelor's degree in Meteorology, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
  • AMS or NWA certification or ability to earn either seal
  • Two years’ experience in weather presentation preferred

While applying online, please include a link to your online demo reel.

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!



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