WCHS - Charleston, WV, United States is looking for a Meteorologist/Reporter.


Date posted

Jan. 13, 2021 12:00 am

Application deadline

Mar. 13, 2021 12:00 am


WCHS - Charleston, WV, United States


  • United States

Job description

Job Identification: 3441
Job Category: News
  • 1301 PIEDMONT RD, Charleston, WV, 25301, US
Posting Date: 12/15/2020, 01:20 PM
Degree Level: Four Years College
Job Schedule: Full time

Job Description

WCHS is looking for a Meteorologist/Reporter to present the weather forecast for the weekend news and report 3 days a week. As our Weekend Meteorologist/Reporter you are responsible for the content of the weather cast on-air and on our digital platforms.

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 memorable and meaningful stories, we value visual and compelling storytelling
  • Ability to demonstrate experience with active and visual live shots
  • In Depth Knowledge of forecasting
  • Sharp news judgement and exceptional writing skills
  • Ability to multitask while meeting deadlines and prioritizing tasks
  • Bachelor's degree in Meteorology, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
  • (years of experience) years’ experience in weather presentation and reporting preferred

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