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Meteorologist

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Duties:
Report, gather, and interpret weather data; present weather information in ad lib style with authoritative and credible style including immediate warnings and alerts; write, voice and edit weather related stories for assigned newscast; generate creative story ideas; maintain all weather equipment; other duties as assigned by manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Education:
College degree in Meteorology and Broadcast Communication preferred; must be a certified Meteorologist; AMS Seal is desired.

Skills:
Candidate must have strong problem solving abilities; high work ethics and standards; ability to meet deadlines and detail orientation; knowledge of weather computer and graphics systems; strong news and weather reporting, writing and anchoring skills; excellent communication, organizational and delivery skills; read and decipher accurate and concise weather forecasts; operate studio equipment; computer proficiency; knowledge of journalistic standards as related to the on-air presentation of news and weather required.

Experience:
Minimum of two years weather forecasting experience with a radio or television news operation preferred; experience with live remotes preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume, cover letter and demo or by mail link to:
Don Louzader
News Director
2330 W Grand
Springfield, MO 65802
dlouzader@jrn.com

DEADLINE: 2013-08-16