METEOROLOGIST (W/END) - KXII

KXII News 12, is looking to add a meteorologist to the market's most experienced weather team.

 

Date posted

June 11, 2021 12:00 am

Application deadline

Aug. 11, 2021 12:00 am

Organization

Gray Television - KXII News 12

Location

  • United States

Job description

Job Summary/Description:

KXII News 12, the weather leader in the Texoma region, is looking to add a meteorologist to the market's most experienced weather team. The right candidate will have a combination of broadcast, digital, and technological expertise to tell weather stories on a variety of platforms. This meteorologist will work behind the scenes designing weather graphics for on-air, our website and apps, and social media, serve as the department's primary talent for digital and social media, as well as fill in on the air as needed. This is a full-time position based out of our studios in Sherman, Texas, located between Dallas and Oklahoma City in the heart of "Tornado Alley". Hours and days worked will vary week to week.

Your responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:

ˑ Serve as primary weather anchor for station's weekend morning weather reports and nightly newscasts
ˑ Fill in on the air in weekday newscasts as needed (including holidays)
ˑ Serve as an anchor for station's over-the-top (OTT) news/weather product "News 12 NOW"
ˑ Serve as primary talent for digital video forecasts and live broadcasts
ˑ Design weather graphics for the department with an emphasis on "lifestyle forecasting"
ˑ Produce weather graphics and information to regularly update our website, apps, and social media platforms
ˑ Occasionally report live on weather conditions
ˑ Occasionally report on weather-related events and topics

Qualifications/Requirements:

ˑ Bachelor's degree or higher in Meteorology or Atmospheric Sciences
ˑ Some on air experience, either professionally or in college, required (*must send link to demo reel for consideration)
ˑ Some reporting experience, either professionally or in college, preferred (*please include link to demo reel if you have one)
ˑ Expertise in weather graphics software
ˑ Expertise in digital forecasting and social media
ˑ Ability to shoot, edit, and write material for broadcast and digital properties

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