Morning Meteorologist

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

KLBK

Nexstar Media Group,Inc.

DESCRIPTION

The Meteorologist
forecasts weather conditions and produces and anchors weather reports for all
platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.

 Essential
Duties & Responsibilities:
    

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Produces
and presents weather 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 newsrooms situations
as required.

·        
Works
closely with the weather team to develop comprehensive weather coverage.

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Participates
in promotional activities including public appearances.

·        
Performs
special projects and other duties as assigned.      

·        
Writes
web stories detailing the local forecast on a daily basis.

·        
Interacts
with viewers and users on social media sites.


JOB EXPERIENCE

Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Meteorology, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.
  • Minimum five years’ experience in weather reporting or anchoring. (More or less depending on market size.)

REQUIREMENTS

    Fluency in English.  Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required. Superior on-air presence.  Experience guiding, directing and motivating others. Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills. Proficiency with computers,
    telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment. 
    Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Ability to effectively listen to fully understand problems and communicate with a team to shape a solution. Strong understanding of the field of meteorology and a proven track record of forecasting.  Valid driver’s license with a good driving record. Flexibility to work any shift.


    ADDITIONAL INFO


    HOW TO APPLY

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

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