Date Posted June 11, 2021
Industry TV Jobs
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About Us

Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!

About the Team

The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let's talk.WCIV has an exciting opportunity for you! We have an open position in our News department for a Morning Meteorologist.  You'll forecast the weather on broadcast for 4.5 hours of AM news. This position will help drive digital weather content.  You must be flexible with scheduling.

WCIV-TV in Charleston, SC is looking for a Morning Meteorologist to forecast the weather for 4.5 hours of AM News. As our AM Met, you are responsible for the content of the weather cast on-air and on our digital platforms. The main day to day responsibilities of the role will include...

  • Forecasting, Producing and Presenting clear and concise weather casts, which tell a story and connect with viewers
  • Issue warnings and alerts, produce graphics and maps, and report live during weather events
  • Utilize social media daily, but particularly in cases of serious or severe weather, as well as write weather stories
  • Make public appearances on behalf of the station
  • Pitch story ideas, developing contacts
  • Work with producers to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situations

 

What skills do you need to be successful in our role?

  • Ability to demonstrate experience with active and visual live shots
  • In Depth Knowledge of forecasting
  • Sharp news judgement and exceptional writing and adlib skills
  • Ability to multitask while meeting deadlines and prioritizing tasks
  • Bachelor's degree in Meteorology, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
  • At least 3 years of experience in weather presentation and reporting preferred
 
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