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Meteorologist / Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Job Description:  Produce and anchor compelling weather forecasts.  You will also have daily news reporting responsibilities.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

ABC FOX Montana, a Cowles Media broadcast group based in Great Falls, Montana is looking for an experienced meteorologist to spearhead our weather effort on-air and on-line. A degree in meteorology, 2 to 5 years as a broadcast meteorologist, and experience with Weather Central is preferred.  Reciting numbers from the National Weather Service isn’t the plan!  If your goal is producing the very best weathercast in the market, you can tell a compelling weather story every day using the latest weather tools and information, and you take pride in your accuracy, you’re exactly who we’re looking for. The Chief Meteorologist delivers weather forecasts for our primary evening newscasts covering central Montana. We want someone who is not only comfortable with the challenge of forecasting widely varied Montana weather, but can also handle reporting duties (this will include both shooting and editing as needed). Community involvement is also important to usThe successful candidate will also know how to deliver the latest forecasts to our other media platforms. You must be a motivated, self-starter who relates well to co-workers and our viewers. 

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications:  Undergraduate Degree in Meteorology and 2-5 years as Broadcast Meteorologist preferred.  Writing skills and PC competent. Experience using Weather Central 3D Live. Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment. Must be a team player.  Must be a deadline-oriented team player.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit your resume, cover letter and reels to Megan Lewis, News Director, to megan.lewis@cowles.montana.com or mail to Cowles Montana Media P.O. Box 1139, Great Falls, MT 59403.  Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-03-31