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Weathercaster

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Duties:
Interpret and analyze weather data to create local forecasts; develop graphics and presentation of weather information; report information "live" in scheduled newscasts and during unscheduled cut-ins as needed; report on a variety of subjects; deliver news stories; write stories for broadcast, participate in community outreach projects; other duties as assigned by managers.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

Education:
College degree required; Journalism or Communications/emphasis in Meteorology or Climatology preferred.

Skills:
Knowledge of all aspects of weather data interpretation and forecasting, including familiarity with computer hardware and software associated with such data retrieval and presentation; ability to deliver weather information in a concise and understandable way; ability to create computer-generated graphics.

Experience:
One year previous reporting, anchoring and forecasting experience at a commercial television station; other experience in weather forecasting helpful; AMS or NWA seal preferred. Experience using AccuWeather or WSI computer system a plus.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume, cover letter and non-returnable tape of DVD to:
Maria Decaney
Journal Broadcast Group
1866 E. Chisholm
Nampa, ID 83687
Mdecaney @jrn.com

DEADLINE: 2013-07-25