Weekend Meteorologist / MMJ

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Abilene,TX

Nexstar Media Group,Inc.

DESCRIPTION

KRBC, in Abilene, Texas, has an immediate opening for a Weekend Meteorologist/MMJ. If you love severe weather and are looking to grow your career, this is the position for you!

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Produce and present weather/news 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 newsroom situations as required.
  • Works closely with the weather team to develop comprehensive weather coverage.
  • Participates in promotional activities including public appearances.
  • Writes web stories detailing the local forecast on a daily basis.
  • Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.
  • The MMJ part of the job includes reporting three days a week.
  • Ability to shoot pictures and edit stories from beginning to end.
  • Winning candidate will be posting on the web and social media.


JOB EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum five years’ experience in weather reporting or anchoring. (More or less depending on market size.)
  • Experience guiding, directing and motivating others

  • Must be able to shoot video and perform non-linear editing.  
  • Ability to write story from beginning to end.  Knowledge of ENPS helpful.
  • Proficiency with Barron’s Radar is helpful.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Strong understanding of the field of meteorology and a proven track record of forecasting.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Meteorology, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required.
  • Superior on-air presence
  • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
  • Flexibility to work any shift.
  • Fluency in English

ADDITIONAL INFO

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HOW TO APPLY

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

https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar