Meteorologist

Job Description

WSBT has an exciting opportunity for you! We have an open position in our News department for a Meteorologist.
Here’s your opportunity to join the market’s #1 station and its experienced award-winning weather team. WSBT is looking for a Meteorologist to present the weather forecast for the weekday evening newscasts. As one of our Meteorologists, you are responsible for the content of the weather cast on-air and on our digital platforms. This is a great opportunity to forecast in a market that experiences everything from tornado warnings to heavy lake effect snow. WSBT is a state-of-the-art broadcast facility with a large “toolbox” to help tell your weather story.

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 during severe weather, as well as write weather stories
Make public appearances on behalf of the station
Work with producers to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situations

Required Skills

In Depth Knowledge of forecasting
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.
3-5 years’ experience in weather presentation preferred

Education Required

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

Benefits

Sinclair offers amazing Benefits!
Medical, Dental, Vision. 401K,
Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Flex Spending,
Company Paid Life Insurance,
Company Paid Short Term & Long Term
Disability
PTO (Vacation, Sick, & Personal)

How to Apply

To apply go to https://https://sbgi.net/careers/

While applying online, please include a link to your online demo reel.

Station:
WSBT

Location:
Mishawaka

Employment Type:
Full-time

Job Type:
On-Air,


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