Digital Meteorologist

Job Description

The Digital Meteorologist forecasts weather conditions and produces and anchors weather reports for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.

WEHT/WTVW in Henderson, KY serving the Evansville, IN market is looking for a Weekend/Digital Meteorologist with a driven personality for weekend evening newscasts and all digital platforms.

Once joining the Weather Authority team, you will focus on producing dynamic weather content both on air and online. This position requires strong digital and social media know-how to produce sharable content on our website, app and social media platforms. In addition to appearing regularly on our digital platforms, you will also appear on air in our Saturday newscasts and serve as a fill-in meteorologist for the over 50 hours of news we produce on-air for both stations each week.

Essential duties & responsibilities:
• Produce & present weather content for all WEHT/WTVW digital and social media platforms
• Respond to breaking and severe weather events as required to produce content for our digital platforms
• Work with the entire Weather Authority team to support and extend comprehensive weather coverage on air and online
• Develop interesting and audience engaging ideas to attract users/viewers
• Engage with our audience on station-branded digital and social media accounts
• Participate in promotional activities on behalf of the stations

Requirements & Skills:
• Bachelor’s degree in meteorology, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
• At least 1 year on-air experience in a newsroom setting
• Strong command of all social media platforms
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple projects simultaneously
• Ability to shoot video and perform non-linear editing a plus
• Valid driver’s license with a good driving record required
• Flexibility to work any shift

Requirements & Skills:
• Bachelor’s degree in meteorology, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
• At least 1 year on-air experience in a newsroom setting
• Strong command of all social media platforms
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple projects simultaneously
• Ability to shoot video and perform non-linear editing a plus
• Valid driver’s license with a good driving record required
• Flexibility to work any shift

Required Skills

At least 1 yr. experience

Education Required

Bachelor’s degree in meteorology, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.

Benefits

Discussed at interview.

How to Apply

Please apply online at:
https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar

Station:
WEHT-TV

Location:
Henderson, KY/Evansville, IN

Employment Type:
Full-time

Job Type:
News, On-Air,


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