Morning Meteorologist

KTXS-TV, Abilene, Texas

Date PostedNovember 26, 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!

KTXS is looking for a Morning Meteorologist. In this role, you will present the weather forecast for the AM newscasts Monday-Friday.

As a Meteorologist, 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:

  • Forecasting, producing, and presenting clear and concise weather casts, which tell a story and connect with viewers
  • Developing content and graphics for on-air, web, and social media
  • Working with producers to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situations
  • Help weather team during non-scheduled hours during severe weather
  • Cover weekends when weekend meteorologist is off
  • Conduct live shots and report from community events and in breaking news situations
  • Making public appearances on behalf of the station

Required Experience:

  • A bachelor’s degree in meteorology, atmospheric science, or other relevant science degree is required
  • Experience with Weather Company Max system is preferred
  • Previous on-air experience presenting weather and news information is preferred

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

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