Meteorologist

Job Description

It’s fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they are doing!

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

Produces and presents weather reports for all platforms
Ensures that all weather content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality
Writes and delivers weather stories in a clear and concise manner
Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating weather programming and other content
Responds to breaking and/or severe weather events and other urgent newsrooms situations as required
Works closely with the weather team to develop comprehensive weather coverage
Participates in promotional activities including public appearances
Writes web stories detailing the local forecast daily
Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites
Performs special projects and other duties as assigned

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you’ll enjoy your career with us!

Required Skills

Requirements & Skills:
Minimum five years’ experience in weather reporting or anchoring (depending on market size)
Strong understanding of the field of meteorology and a proven track record of forecasting
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required
Superior on-air presence
Experience guiding, directing and motivating others
Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills
Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Ability to effectively listen to fully understand problems and communicate with a team to shape a solution
Valid driver’s license with a good driving record

Education Required

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

Benefits

Medical, Dental, Vision, Sick/Vacation, 401(k)

How to Apply

ALL applicants must apply on-line at:
https://nexstarwd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar

Station:
WTWO

Location:
Farmersburg, IN

Employment Type:
Full-time

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