Weekend Meteorologist KATC

The E.W. Scripps Company is accepting applications for a Weekend Meteorologist KATC.


Date posted

Jan. 29, 2020 12:00 am

Application deadline

Mar. 29, 2020 12:00 am


The E.W. Scripps Company


  • United States

Job description

Weekend Meteorologist KATC

The E.W. Scripps Company
Lafayette, LA
Primary Purpose: The weekend meteorologist is responsible for preparing and delivering accurate weather reports for the weekend newscasts.
Key Activities:
The primary processes you conduct in your role
  • Prepare and deliver daily weathercasts utilizing all available weather data and graphics computers
  • Prepare and deliver urgent weather updates interrupting regular programming as necessary 
  • Prepare and deliver all weathercast materials over a variety of mediums, including, but not limited to: TV, Radio, Internet, Newspaper
  • Assist management in evaluations of potential new weather data gathering and presentation computers
  • Receives assignment or evaluates news leads and news tips to develop story ideas
  • Report live from event sites or mobile broadcast unit.
  • Write and produce quality news stories for multiple media platforms.
  • Report, write, capture visual content, edit and produce stories for multiple platforms on deadline, such as Internet and digital channels.
  • Work cooperatively with photographer assigned to story, if one is assigned.
  • Gathers and verifies factual information regarding stories through interview, observation, and research
  • Perform other duties as needed and assigned

A Meteorology Degree is required.

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