REQ- 25026 Weekend Meteorologist

Job Description

The Weekend Digital 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.

WTTV/WXIN in Indianapolis, IN is looking for a Digital Meteorologist with a track record of strong breaking weather, accurate forecasting, and a driven personality for all branded 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 to our website, app and social media accounts. But this is not a behind-the-scenes only position. In addition to regular newscasts, you will appear regularly on our digital platforms, and also serve as a primary fill-in meteorologist for the almost 90 hours of news we produce on-air for both stations.

Required Skills

Essential duties & responsibilities:

Produce & present weather content for all WXIN/WTTV 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
Participates in promotional activities on behalf of the stations
Requirements & Skills:

Proven track record of accurate forecasting
At least 3 years 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

Education Required

Bachelor’s degree in meteorology, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
At least 3 years on-air experience in a newsroom setting


A wide arrangement of benefits to include medical, dental, vision, paid time off, and 401K

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