Full Time Job

KFSN Weather Anchor


Fresno, CA 11-17-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
KFSN-TV/ABC30, the ABC Owned station in Fresno, CA is looking for a Weather Anchor to join our #1 rated weekday news team. This person must have a strong on-air presence and a commanding, authoritative delivery, who knows how to turn weather data into relevant information for viewers. Candidates must have experience covering severe weather on live TV. We want someone who strives to present an innovative weathercast on broadcast and digital platforms. You must be comfortable with the very latest in weather tools and technology.

Be prepared to show examples of how you embrace new technologies and new digital platforms to connect with and inform viewers. We want someone who wants to be involved in the community, is passionate about their work, and enjoys being part of a team.

• Forecast weather conditions 10 days out for Fresno and Central California
• Prepare relevant weather maps and innovative graphics to communicate the weather forecast and expected impacts.
• Present the forecast during live broadcasts and recordings for digital platforms.
• Communicate life-saving information to people during dangerous weather events.

Basic Qualifications
• Skilled in analyzing weather observations to identify important atmospheric features.
• Skilled in utilizing computer model data to produce an accurate forecast.
• Possesses a knowledge of atmospheric dynamics and tropical meteorology.
• Proficient in producing graphics through IBM's Max software.

Required Qualifications:
• A minimum 3 years of experience broadcasting in a small or medium market.

Required Education:
• Bachelor of Science Degree in Meteorology or associated geoscience preferred

The pay range for this SAG-AFTRA Union role in Fresno, California is $65,000 to $75,000 per year. The base pay actually offered may vary depending on the candidate's job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors.

About Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology:

At Disney Corporate you can see how the businesses behind the Company's powerful brands come together to create the most innovative, far-reaching and admired entertainment company in the world. As a member of a corporate team, you'll work with world-class leaders driving the strategies that keep The Walt Disney Company at the leading edge of entertainment. See and be seen by other innovative thinkers as you enable the greatest storytellers in the world to create memories for millions of families around the globe.

This position is with KFSN Television, LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Entertainment & ESPN Technology.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rzb9m2-44-212-94-18-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $65,000 to $75,000 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile

The Walt Disney Company Media Networks segment includes cable and broadcast television networks, television production and distribution operations, publishing, domestic television stations, digital businesses and radio networks and stations.