Weekend Meteorologist (Temporary)

Date PostedFebruary 22, 2018
IndustryTV Jobs
Job StatusTemporary
SalaryNot Specified

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!

WJAC-TV is looking for a full-time, temporary Weekend Meteorologist. As our Weekend Meteorologist, you will present the weather forecast for the weekend news and other duties three days a week.

In this role, 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:

  • Forecast, produce, and present clear and concise weather casts- which tell a story and connect with viewers
  • Develop content and graphics for on-air, web, and social media
  • Make public appearances on behalf of the station
  • Work with producers to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situations
  • Conduct live shots and report from community events and in breaking news

Previous on-air experience presenting weather and news information is required. This could include experience gained in college activities, internships, or part-time work.

The anticipated start date is June 1 and the duration of employment will run 12-13 weeks into early September. We can be flexible with the schedule if the successful candidate must return to college in September.

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

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