Weekend Meteorologist

NBC5, the Hearst Television affiliate in the Burlington/Plattsburgh market is accepting resumes for a weekend meteorologist.

 

Date posted

Nov. 16, 2017 12:00 am

Application deadline

Dec. 16, 2017 12:00 am

Organization

Hearst Television

Location

  • United States

Job description

Weekend Meteorologist

NBC5, the Hearst Television affiliate in the Burlington/Plattsburgh market is accepting resumes for a weekend meteorologist. We are looking for an engaging on-air personality who knows the science behind weather and can communicate the complicated data in a way viewers understand. Our next meteorologist will be an accurate forecaster, keep our viewers and employees safe, convey appropriate tone, and stay cool under pressure. This full-time position will benefit from someone who has the ability to shoot and edit video, as well as report.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Get our viewers ready with accurate, compelling, and understandable weather forecasts.
  • Provide urgent, immediate weather information before and during severe weather events
  • Will be able to simultaneously provide content on TV and on our digital platforms.
  • Will utilize all the technology and tools available to us, to tell an intriguing weather story
  • Deliver energetic live shots 
  • Communicating, coordinating and executing weather presentation vision with our team of anchors, reporters, photographers, editors, and production staff
  • Appear at public events and community educational outreach opportunities
  • Maintain weather computers and develop graphics with the assistance of our graphics hub

Required Skills:

  • Knowledge of weather science and forecasting.
  • Dynamic on-air presence with a conversational weather presentation
  • Knowledge of WSI graphics and technology
  • Excellent forecasting and on-air skills
  • Ability to tell a compelling weather story
  • Ability to use common television weather systems.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Meteorology or Broadcasting or equivalent experience.     
  • CBM and/or AMS seal preferred.

To apply:

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