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Meteorologist

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WDSU has an opening for a high energy, highly skilled meteorologist. We are looking for a meteorologist who knows the science, but can tell a relatable weather story. Our next meteorologist will be an accurate forecaster, keep our viewers and employees safe, convey appropriate tone, summarize complicated information, and stay cool under pressure

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Get our viewers ready with accurate, compelling, and understandable weather forecasts.
Will provide urgent, immediate weather information before and during severe weather events
Will be able to simultaneously provide content on TV, for our radio partners, and on our digital platforms.
Will utilize all the technology and tools available to us, to tell an intriguing weather story
Will be deployed in the field during weather events
Gather information
Summarize fact and clearly communicate content for broadcast                             

REQUIREMENTS:

Experience Requirements:

·  Previous on-air experience required.

 

Qualifications Requirements:

·  In-depth knowledge of weather science and forecasting.

·   Proven on-air experience in handling breaking news and severe weather coverage

·   Dynamic on-air presence with a conversational weather presentation

·   Knowledgeable about how to interpret and translate high powered radar data

·   Proficient in using WSI and Baron graphics and technology 

Excellent forecasting and on-air skills
Strong organizational skills
Ability to tell a compelling weather story
Ability to use common television weather systems.
Radar experience preferred
Ability to do live field reporting on weather and other topics. 
Education:

Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Meteorology or related field 
CBM and/or AMS seal preferred
Military training and experience will be considered

HOW TO APPLY:

URL:
https://hearst.referrals.selectminds.com/television/jobs/meteorologist-4967


Contact:
Please visit http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ to apply. EOE


Apply Online URL:
https://hearst.referrals.selectminds.com/television/jobs/meteorologist-4967
 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-02-15