Weekend Morning Meteorologist

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere


Sinclair Broadcast Group


WSYX/WTTE has an exciting opportunity for you! We have an open position in our News department for a Weekend Morning Meteorologist.



WSYX/WTTE is looking for a driven Weekend Morning Meteorologist to present the weather forecast for the weekend news and three days a week in vibrant Columbus, Ohio. Your primary responsibility will be creating and presenting weather content during our 5+ hour, live, weekend-morning newscasts, personably interacting with news anchors, coordinating with producers and the production team, and generating a positive rapport with our consumers.

Your responsibilities may include:

  • Providing coverage, including live reporting, of weather- and science-related events and topics;
  • Creating Augmented Reality graphics;
  • Remote or on-location weather broadcasts;
  • Forecasting, producing and presenting clear and concise weathercasts, which tell a story and connect with viewers;
  • Communicating warnings and alerts in a timely fashion, producing graphics and maps, and reporting live during weather events;
  • Utilizing social media during severe weather events;
  • Creating compelling content for multiple platforms including broadcast, digital, social media, and radio;
  • Make public appearances on behalf of the station that will include education talks with local schools;
  • Craft eye-catching and informative graphics that can be utilized across all our storytelling platforms;
  • Work with producers to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situations.

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 graphics and maps, and report live during weather events
  • Utilize social media during severe weather, as well as write weather stories
  • Make public appearances on behalf of the station
  • Pitching story ideas, developing contacts and reporting 3 days a week
  • 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 a compelling weather story and quickly and clearly relay emergency information in a calm but urgent manner;
  • In-depth knowledge of forecasting, with a solid understanding of climatology and science;
  • Sharp news judgement and exceptional writing skills;
  • Ability to create eye-catching and informative 2D and 3D graphics;
  • Ability to multitask while meeting deadlines and prioritizing tasks;
  • Positive personality that connects with viewers and colleagues;
  • Bachelor's degree in Meteorology, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience;
  • Two years’ experience in weather presentation and reporting 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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