WVNS-TV in Beckley, WV is seeking an experienced Meteorologist


Date posted

Aug. 9, 2019 12:00 am

Application deadline

Sep. 6, 2019 12:00 am


Nexstar Media Group Inc.


  • United States

Job description

WVNS-TV in Beckley, WV is seeking an experienced Meteorologist with a compelling on-air presence, possessing excellent story telling capabilities and a passion to be the best. This is a great opportunity to become part of our news team.  The WVNS Meteorologist will exude personality, intelligence, and credibility both on and off the camera in this high-profile position and play a role in developing our weather team presence in the marketplace. Meteorological certification is a must.

WVNS 59 News produces more than 30 hours of news and weather content.

If you’re into adventure and weather is your thing, WVNS-TV is the place for you.  The station is located near the base of a ski resort.  The area has world class white water rafting and zip lining through the gorges.  If backpacking is your thing, we have the Allegany and Appalachian trails.  National Parks and miles of hiking trails are in our backyard.  The area also offers rock climbing, lakes, outdoor sports, and many other leisure activities. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Produces and presents weather reports for all platforms.
  • Ensures that all weather/news content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
  • Writes and delivers weather/news 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/news coverage.
  • 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.

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