• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Alexandria,LA

Gray Television

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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 KALB:

KALB-TV is the #1 most-watched television station in Central Louisiana. KALB-TV includes the powerhouse NBC that has dominated the market for nearly 60 years, CBS, and the CW.

Job Summary/Description:

KALB-TV has an immediate opening for a full-time Chief Meteorologist to join our First Alert Weather team. The ideal candidate for this role will have experience with both Meteorology and leadership. They should be able to prepare and deliver weather forecasts and tell a relatable weather story. We expect the Chief Meteorologist to create engaging, informative, and compelling news—and help the rest of the First Alert Weather team do the same. Beyond the work in the weather lab, this candidate will also feel confident with community outreach- visiting classrooms to educate young people about Meteorology and participating in other public functions. This position will also require contributions to the station’s social media and digital platform, and other duties as assigned.

Duties/responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

– Analyze weather data and prepare detailed forecasts
– Prepare graphics to support weather presentation
– Flexible schedule for severe weather scenarios
– Lead team of Meteorologists guiding them on presentation style and accuracy of forecasts
– Work closely with news management on content
– Developing and reporting stories
– Preparation of material for delivery of newscasts
– Post content to website and social media platforms
 
Qualifications/Requirements:
 

– Bachelor's degree in Meteorology
– Experience as a broadcast meteorologist
– Strong on-air communication skills
– Ability to lead an on-air weather team
– Ability to be creative with graphic design and presentation
– Demonstrated ability to accurately forecast weather
– Proficient in social media platforms
– Must possess a valid driver's license and good driving record

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

(Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)
 

KALB-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company

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.

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus before the first workday.


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HOW TO APPLY

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

https://gray.tv/careers