Meteorologist

Date PostedFebruary 06, 2018
IndustryTV Jobs
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified
Description:

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

KGBT TV, in the Rio Grande Valley of south Texas, is looking for a Morning Meteorologist. You will present the weather forecast for the CBS Valley This Morning.

As our morning Meteorologist, you will be responsible for the content of the weathercast on-air and on our digital platforms. You will issue warnings and alerts, produce graphics and maps, and report live during weather events, as well as on social media. 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 weathercasts- which tell a story and connect with local 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 weather events. As part of the morning show, you will also report on traffic conditions, and how weather is affecting morning commuters.

Requirements:

  • Excellent interaction skills with our morning co-anchors is essential
  • Knowledge of WSI Max
  • Graphics and map creation also important
  • Previous on-air experience presenting weather and news information is required
  • Excellent communication skills is required

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

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