KMBC/KCWE-TV, Kansas City, Missouri

Date PostedSeptember 14, 2017
IndustryTV Jobs
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified
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Location:Kansas City, MO US
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Job Description

KMBC-TV has an opening for a high energy, highly skilled meteorologist. We are looking for a skilled communicator who has a passion for weather and telling weather stories. Ideal candidate must be able to utilize the latest weather technology and information to create an accurate, compelling and easy to understand weathercast.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Weather data analysis and forecasting
  • Working knowledge of radar information and the ability to interpret and analyze data
  • Produce a wide variety of weather graphics
  • Report weather on air and in the field
  • Attend community appearances
  • Ability to ad lib weather information during breaking news, long form weather cut-ins
  • Stay up to date with the latest technology and forecasting analysis techniques
  • Work as part of a team
  • Attend daily editorial meetings
  • Communicate up to date weather information to news personnel
  • Work well under pressure in a time sensitive environment

Required Skills

  • In-depth knowledge of weather science and forecasting
  • Proven on-air experience in handling breaking news and severe weather coverage
  • Dynamic on-air presence with a conversational weather presentation
  • Knowledgeable about how to interpret and translate high powered radar data
  • Excellent forecasting and on-air skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to tell a compelling weather story
  • Ability to use common television weather systems
  • Radar experience preferred
  • Ability to do live field reporting on weather and other topics.
  • Must be able to work all shifts, holidays and weekends included


  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Meteorology or related field or equivalent work experience
  • CBM and/or AMS seal preferred

Required Experience

  • Previous on-air experience required.
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