Meteorologist

WTAE TV, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Date PostedJuly 04, 2018
IndustryTV Jobs
Job StatusNot Specified
SalaryNot Specified
Description:

WTAE-TV, the Hearst-owned ABC affiliate in Pittsburgh, PA has an immediate opening for a Meteorologist.We are the #1-rated news station in Pittsburgh and we got there, in part, by consistently winning extreme weather coverage with the help of tools from both WSI and Baron. We are looking for a skilled communicator who has a passion for the weather and telling weather stories.Being able to utilize the latest weather technology and information to create a compelling, accurate and easy-to-understand television weathercast is a must.

Job Responsibilities:

·Weather data analysis and forecasting

·Working knowledge of radar information (able to interpret and analyze data)

·Producing a wide variety of weather graphics for self and other meteorologists’ use

·Reporting weather on-air

·Reporting weather on all digital platforms, including social media

·Reporting in the field as assigned

·Recording forecasts for radio station partners and sports stadiums’ Jumbotrons

·Ability to ad lib weather information during breaking news, long-form weather cut-ins

·Taking cues and direction during on-air weather reporting

·Ability to stay up to date with the latest technology and forecasting analysis techniques

·Working as part of a team

·Attending daily editorial meetings

·Keeping news personnel up to date on current weather conditions

·Work under pressure in a time-sensitive environment

·Attending Community appearances

Experience Requirements:

  • Three Years Television News Experience Preferred
  • Working Knowledge of Computer Weather Graphics
  • Ability to put together accurate, informative, creative and easy-to-understand weathercasts for TV and digital

Qualifications Requirements:

  • Must be able to work all shifts – holidays and weekends included

Education:

  • Degree in Meteorology
  • AMS or NWA seal preferred
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