Radio Broadcast Journalist

Serving some of the hundreds of radio stations and digital media partners, the Radio Broadcast Meteorologist will collaborate with operational meteorologists to generate and produce weather forecasts with Superior Accuracy™. Listeners rely on AccuWeather’s Superior Accuracy™, and the specialized, localized and impact-driven reports you will provide are crucial to help the public plan their lives and prepare for any life-threatening weather events.

 

Date posted

Jan. 27, 2022 4:00 pm

Application deadline

Feb. 27, 2022 5:00 pm

Organization

AccuWeather

Location

  • United States

Job description

COMPANY  

AccuWeather, recognized and documented as the most accurate source of weather forecasts and warnings in the world, has saved tens of thousands of lives, prevented hundreds of thousands of injuries and tens of billions of dollars in property damage. With global headquarters in State College, Pennsylvania; a severe weather center in Wichita, Kansas; and offices in New York City and elsewhere around the world, AccuWeather serves more than 1.5 billion people daily to help them plan their activities and get more out of their day through innovative digital media properties, such as AccuWeather.com and mobile, as well as AccuWeather For Business (AFB), radio, television, newspapers, digital out of home, the 24/7 AccuWeather Network channel and AccuWeather NOW streaming service. Additionally, AccuWeather produces and distributes news, weather content, and video for more than 180,000 third-party websites.

AccuWeather's innovation-first promise has led to the development of many award-winning and propriety features that are available free to the public, including AccuWeather MinuteCast® Minute by Minute™ forecasts with Superior Accuracy ™, the exclusive AccuWeather RealFeel® Temperature, and AccuWeather RealImpact™ Scale for Hurricanes, among many other revolutionary products for the greater safety, convenience and comfort of our users. Further, AccuWeather serves more than half of the Fortune 500 and thousands of other businesses in the U.S. and globally.

Dr. Joel N. Myers, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, established AccuWeather in 1962 and is considered the “father of modern commercial meteorology.” Dr. Myers, a leading creative thinker and visionary, has been named “the most accurate man in weather” by The New York Times and one of the top entrepreneurs in American history by Entrepreneur’s Encyclopedia of Entrepreneurs.

SUMMARY 

AccuWeather has an exciting opportunity for a meteorologist to join our radio broadcasting team. Serving some of the hundreds of radio stations and digital media partners, the Radio Broadcast Meteorologist will collaborate with operational meteorologists to generate and produce weather forecasts with Superior Accuracy™. Listeners rely on AccuWeather’s Superior Accuracy™, and the specialized, localized and impact-driven reports you will provide are crucial to help the public plan their lives and prepare for any life-threatening weather events.

The Radio Broadcast Meteorologist will work onsite at AccuWeather’s Headquarters in State College, Pennsylvania.

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Broadcast weather forecasts, both recorded and live reports, for the hundreds of AccuWeather radio and digital media partners
  • Create different versions of the forecasts, using “ad lib” techniques
  • Edit forecasts “on the fly” to ensure proper information, keeping with the needs of clients
  • Use good organizational skills to keep schedules up to date for delivery of forecasts to each client, according to pre-determined schedules
  • Produce social media services (i.e. posts on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram) for radio station’s social media sites
  • Host/participate in the recording of podcasts
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • B.S. Degree in Atmospheric Sciences or Meteorology
  • At least two years of experience with broadcasting the weather on radio or television.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate in the AP Broadcast style
  • Ability to prioritize job tasks in a coherent and logical manner
  • Ability to read, understand, analyze and utilize the complete array of available weather data
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate in team environments
  • Must be available to work overnights, evenings, weekends and holidays as required

 

AccuWeather is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity to all applicants and existing employees and we evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity/expression), sexual orientation, age, ancestry, physical or mental disability, marital status, political affiliation, religion, citizenship status, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. View the EEO is the Law poster here and its supplement here. The pay transparency policy is available here. 

AccuWeather is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to human.resources@accuweather.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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