Morning Meteorologist

Date PostedJune 11, 2019
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!

WICS is looking for a full-time Morning Meteorologist! The ideal candidate can produce and deliver compelling, accurate forecasts for broadcast television and our multiple digital and social media platforms. Leading the market in severe weather coverage is a top priority. You must have a strong knowledge of predicting and tracking tornadoes and understand Central Illinois' complex weather patterns. We're looking for someone who is personable and has the ability to connect with viewers on-air and during public appearances. This position also calls for live reporting as needed.

Required Skills:

  • A bachelor’s degree in meteorology/atmospheric science is required
  • Must possess the ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple priorities
  • Must work well in a team environment
  • Must have excellent writing, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Good on-air conversational presentation required
  • Knowledge of WSI system beneficial
  • At least two (2) years on air at a broadcast news operation

If you have the required experience and skills, please apply below or visit www.sbgi.net. Please include a web link that showcases your work. If you do not have a web link, apply online and then submit a non-returnable DVD to:

WICS
Attn: News Director
2680 E. Cook St.
Springfield, IL 62703

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