Date Posted November 09, 2019
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Description:

KOCO-TV has an opportunity for a high energy, highly skilled weekend meteorologist to join our First Alert Weather Team. We are looking for a meteorologist who knows the science, but can tell a relatable weather story. Has extensive experience in severe weather coverage, and the passion it takes to serve the Oklahoma viewers to keep them safe. Our next meteorologist will be an accurate forecaster, convey an appropriate tone of urgency and authority in severe weather coverage, summarize complicated information, and stay cool under pressure.


Job Responsibilities:

• Give our viewers the First Alert with accurate, compelling, and understandable weather forecasts.

Will provide urgent, immediate weather information before and during severe weather events

Will be able to simultaneously provide content on TV, for our radio partners, and on our digital platforms.

Will use all the technology and tools available to us, to tell an intriguing weather story

Could be deployed in the field during weather events

Gather information

Summarize fact and clearly communicate content for broadcast

Qualifications Requirements:

In-depth knowledge of weather science and forecasting.

Proven on-air experience in handling breaking news and severe weather coverage

Dynamic and authoritative on-air presence with a conversational weather presentation

Knowledgeable about how to interpret and translate high powered radar data

Proficient in using WSI and Baron graphics and technology

Excellent forecasting and on-air skills

Strong organizational skills

Ability to tell a compelling weather story

Radar experience preferred

Ability to do live field reporting on weather and other topics.

Education:

Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Meteorology or related field

CBM and/or AMS seal preferred

Previous on-air experience required.

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