Reporter, Meteorologist

Nexstar - WBOY - Clarksburg, WV is accepting applications for a Reporter Meteorologist.


Date posted

Aug. 14, 2017 12:00 am

Application deadline

Oct. 14, 2017 12:00 am


Nexstar - WBOY - Clarksburg, WV 26301 US (Primary)


  • United States

Job description

Reporter, Meteorologist

Education: Bachelor's Degree

Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)

LocationNexstar - WBOY - Clarksburg, WV 26301 US (Primary)

Category: News

Job: TypeFull-time 

Job Description

The Meteorologist/Multimedia Journalist collects, analyzes and presents facts about newsworthy events by interview, investigation or observation, and forecasts weather conditions, produces and anchors weather reports for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:  

  • Reports news stories for broadcast, describing the background and details of events.
  • Arranges interviews with people who can provide information about stories.
  • Reviews copy and corrects errors in content, grammar and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines.
  • Reviews and evaluates notes taken about event aspects in order to isolate pertinent facts and details.
  • Determines a story’s emphasis, length and format, and organizes material accordingly.
  • Researches and analyzes background information related to news stories in order to be able to provide complete and accurate information.
  • Gathers information about events through research, interviews, experience or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social or other functions.
  • Pitches stories to news managers and news producers which are relevant to the local community.
  • Receives assignments and evaluates leads and tips to develop story ideas.
  • Discusses issues with producers and/or news managers to establish priorities or positions.
  • Checks reference materials such as books, news files or public records to obtain relevant facts.
  • Revises work to meet editorial approval or to fit time requirements.
  • Shoots and edits news events and news reports.
  • Produces and presents reports for all platforms.
  • 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.
  • Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
  • Writes stories for the web and other eMedia platforms.
  • Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites.
  • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.

More information and to apply:

Reporter, Meteorologist - NEXSTAR Media Group Inc.



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