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Weekend Meteorologist / Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 

As a meteorologist, 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. 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.


As a reporter, you will need the skills to tell memorable stories. We value visual and compelling storytelling. Your responsibilities will include pitching story ideas, developing contacts and reporting 3 days a week. Were looking for someone with sharp news judgment, strong writing and excellent storytelling skills, and the ability to work well with others. The ability to demonstrate experience with active and visual live shots is required. You will be expected to produce content on a variety of platforms including, internet, social networking sites, and mobile phones, in addition to television. You must have excellent time management skills.

 

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:

Requirements:

 

Sharp news judgment
Strong writing and excellent storytelling skills
The ability to work well with others
The ability to demonstrate experience with active and visual live shots is required
Must have excellent time management skills


As a Meteorologist:


You will be responsible for the content of the weather cast on-air and on our digital platforms
Issue warnings and alerts, produce graphics and maps, and report live during weather events
Must be able to utilize social media during severe weather, as well as write weather stories
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
Other duties as may be assigned


As a digital weather reporter:
 

The skills to convey important weather information and tell memorable weather stories (we value visual and compelling storytelling)
Responsibilities will include pitching story ideas, developing contacts, and hosting live digital segments
Sharp news judgment, strong writing skills, excellent storytelling skills, and the ability to work well with others
The ability to demonstrate experience with active and visual live shots is required
You will be expected to produce content on a variety of platforms including, internet, social networking sites, and mobile phones, in addition to television
Excellent time management skills

Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please apply online by going to: http://sbgi.net/sbgi-careers/

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-07-31