• Full Time
  • Anywhere

WNEP-TV

TEGNA, Inc.

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WNEP-TV, TEGNA’s ABC affiliate in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Pa. has an immediate opening for a dynamic and engaging Meteorologist. You can join the select few to continue the tradition of broadcasting out of our beautiful backyard weather set.

This position is responsible for preparing and delivering accurate weather reports on-air and online in a conversational manner. This person understands the weather conversation our audience is having with friends and how to engage and relate to them, even on bright sunny days.

 

Responsibilities:

• Present the weather in our outdoor backyard/weather set

• Provide accurate and compelling weather forecasts on multiple platforms

• Produce clean, creative, and informative graphics to tell the weather story

• Prepare and deliver severe weather updates, interrupting regular programming as necessary

• Update website and engage with viewers on social media platforms daily

• Work in the field, on special projects and other duties as assigned

• Make public appearances and attend community events


JOB EXPERIENCE

1 – 3 years


REQUIREMENTS

Requirements

• Degree in Meteorology with demonstrated weather experience or equivalent experience as a television weather on-air talent

• Experience utilizing the WSI’s Max Storm/Social Media program in forecasts

• Fill in for Meteorologists on various days and shifts to cover vacation and time off

• Provide forecast information to the station’s website, social media, and news ticker as required

• Sound writing and storytelling skills are a must

Work Environment: Office

Physical Demands: Sedentary work

Travel: Rarely: less than 10%

Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment

Physical Demands Set: Sedentary work: Involves sitting most of the time; walking, lifting, bending, standing, etc.

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 64 television stations in 51 U.S. markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 network affiliates in the top 25 markets among independent station groups, reaching approximately 39 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks True Crime Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, digital and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit http://www.TEGNA.com.

 

EEO statement:

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information. TEGNA complies with all applicable laws related to accommodations.

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