|Date Posted||December 06, 2019|
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KRCG is looking for a Weekend Meteorologist/Reporter. The position is responsible for presenting the weather forecast every weekend and throughout the week as needed. The position is also required to report in the field during weather events and help to generate and report on weather-related stories.
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.
As a reporter, you will need the skills to tell memorable stories. We value visual and compelling storytelling. Your responsibilities will include pitching story ideas, developing contacts and reporting 3 days a week. We're looking for someone with sharp news judgment, strong writing and excellent storytelling skills, and the ability to work well with others. The ability to demonstrate experience with active and visual live shots is required. You will be expected to produce content on a variety of platforms including, internet, social networking sites, and mobile phones, in addition to television. You must have excellent time management skills.
This is not an entry-level position – previous on-air experience presenting weather and news information is preferred.
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