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Chief Meteorologist


Chief Meteorologist (Medford, OR)

KOBI-TV NBC5 is seeking a full time Chief Meteorologist to join our NBC5 News team. We are a Weather Company station providing excellent graphics and tools for our weather team. Job duties for this position include:

Gathering meteorological information from weather services and satellite feeds
Presenting informative and dynamic weathercasts during daily newscasts
Preparing computer-generated weather reports using a weather graphics system
Radio weather reporting
Live remote reporting
Daily use of social media platforms, such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
Reporting on news weather events, as required

This is a full-time position, working 40 hours per week, Monday Friday 2:30 11:30pm. Our benefits package includes: medical, dental, vision, 401K retirement plan, health care spending account, life insurance, short term disability, paid sick leave, paid vacations, and paid holidays. To qualify for this position, you must have:

College degree and/or equivalent meteorology degree
2 years of on air weather experience
Knowledge of meteorology, weather gathering, and associated equipment
The ability to professionally report news on-air
Writing, editing, organizational and reporting skills

KOBI-TV NBC5/KOTI-TV NBC2 is licensed by the FCC; therefore, we must follow federal guidelines. Since marijuana is still illegal on a federal level, if offered a position, a candidate would be required pass a 10-panel drug screen, which does include marijuana. A 3 year driving record check and a 7 year criminal background check are also pre-employment requirements, for a candidate offered the position.

Please send a link to your reel, and cover letter and resume in Word or PDF format via email to or to the physical address below:

Craig Smullin News Director
125 South Fir Street
Medford, OR 97501

To be considered for this position, you must also include the following:

1. The subject line of your email must include the job title listed above.
2. The body of your email must include verbiage that includes the title of the job.
3. Send resume in Word or PDF format only.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.




Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2021-02-28