METEOROLOGIST (MORNING/NOON) – WNDU

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About Gray Television:

Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households.

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

About WNDU:

WNDU is the “This is Home” station in Michiana and we live that brand every day. Our station has a positive, team oriented culture that we cherish. We are located on the beautiful campus of The University of Notre Dame. Our station is owned by Gray Television, the top ownership group around. Gray believes that the local stations know how to best serve their communities. Gray also believes in investing in our local stations, making sure we have the finest people and technology. WNDU is in an ideal location, close to Chicago and Indianapolis and just 30 minutes from Lake Michigan. South Bend area is a thriving destination for first-rate education, sports, arts and entertainment. Joining the WNDU team is an opportunity to grow your career.

Job Summary/Description:

WNDU 16 News Now is looking for a Morning and Noon Meteorologist – the ideal candidate has a great morning personality with strong Meteorology experience. You will be working with a very strong Co-Anchor team

Duties/Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

* Prepare a weather forecast for northern Indiana and southwest Michigan for the next 10 days during our Morning and Noon news.

* Post the latest forecast at WNDU.com, and on our First Alert Weather app. This will include some videos and graphics.

* Post interesting weather and science information on your Facebook and Twitter pages, as well as the WNDU social pages.

* Familiarity of MAX software a plus: The First Alert Weather Center has two Max 7.7 boxes and latest setup for severe weather, wall-to-wall coverage.

* Embrace the First Alert Weather Brand: We are a station that believes in being the first to provide impactful, life-changing forecasts to our viewers in the way of First Alert Weather. When a First Alert Weather Day is issued, it becomes THE STORY of the week. You will be responsible for alerting the rest of the weather team the moment significant weather appears in the forecast.

* Passion for continuing education: WNDU believes in supporting and promoting the CBM and AMS seals. If you have a seal, it will be supported. If you are looking at obtaining a seal, we will help you through the entire process of earning one.

* Vacation relief for both the Chief Meteorologist during our weekday evening shows, and our other Meteorologists on weekends. You will also handle weather for AgDay during the week. This is a nationwide show with a large agricultural audience, so the forecast and information is a general one for the entire country.

Qualifications/Requirements:

* Meteorology degree required.

Qualified candidates that want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopening, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, cover letter and references

WNDU-TV/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company

Additional Info:

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.

Qualifications
Education
Preferred

Bachelors or better.

Required Skills

Prepare a weather forecast for northern Indiana and southwest Michigan for the next 10 days during our Morning and Noon news.

* Post the latest forecast at WNDU.com, and on our First Alert Weather app. This will include some videos and graphics.

* Post interesting weather and science information on your Facebook and Twitter pages, as well as the WNDU social pages.

* Familiarity of MAX software a plus: The First Alert Weather Center has two Max 7.7 boxes and latest setup for severe weather, wall-to-wall coverage.

* Embrace the First Alert Weather Brand: We are a station that believes in being the first to provide impactful, life-changing forecasts to our viewers in the way of First Alert Weather. When a First Alert Weather Day is issued, it becomes THE STORY of the week. You will be responsible for alerting the rest of the weather team the moment significant weather appears in the forecast.

* Passion for continuing education: WNDU believes in supporting and promoting the CBM and AMS seals. If you have a seal, it will be supported. If you are looking at obtaining a seal, we will help you through the entire process of earning one.

* Vacation relief for both the Chief Meteorologist during our weekday evening shows, and our other Meteorologists on weekends. You will also handle weather for AgDay during the week. This is a nationwide show with a large agricultural audience, so the forecast and information is a general one for the entire country.

Education Required

* Meteorology degree required.
Bachelors or better.

Benefits

PTO
401K
Medical
Dental
Vision
Prescription

How to Apply

All interested applicants use this link: https://recruiting.ultipro.com/GRA1017GRYT/JobBoard/ae441110-89bd-444d-8ad2-b76c7b9db7a9/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=ee348793-7b34-43e1-8076-9c4eb06bf1f8#top

Station:
WNDU

Location:
South Bend

Employment Type:
Full-time

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