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Meteorologist

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country today. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to 162 stations located in 79 geographically diverse markets and our Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!
 
WCIV-TV is looking for a Meteorologist. In this role, you will be responsible for the content of the weather cast on-air and on our digital platforms. You will issue warnings and alerts, produce graphics and maps, and report live during weather events. You must be able to utilize social media during severe weather, as well as write weather stories.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Duties include:

-Forecasting, producing and presenting clear and concise weather casts- which tell a story and connect with viewers.
-Developing content and graphics for on-air, web and social media.
-Making public appearances on behalf of the station.
-Working with producers to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situations.
-Doing live shots and reporting from community events and in breaking news.

REQUIREMENTS:

Skills:


 -Be an excellent communicator.
-Have a professional on-air presence.
-Possess a strong science background.
-Able to clearly explain the weather story, by utilizing graphics and video, in a way that helps our audience prepare for various weather conditions.

 

Required Experience:
 
-A Bachelor’s degree in meteorology, atmospheric science or other relevant science degree is required.
-CBM seal is strongly desired.
-Ability to participate in community outreach initiatives required.
-Previous on-air experience presenting weather and news information is required.

HOW TO APPLY:

Contact:
Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.
Please apply online by going to: http://sbgi.net/sbgi-careers/

DEADLINE: 2016-12-09