Full Time Job

WTVD Meteorologist


Durham, NC 08-30-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
ABC11/WTVD, the ABC Owned Television station in Raleigh-Durham-Fayetteville, North Carolina, is seeking a meteorologist t o join our First Alert Weather team.

This person must have an engaging on-air presence and a commanding, authoritative delivery. The ideal candidate will be able to translate weather data into conversational and relatable information for our multi-platform audience. The person must have experience covering severe weather on live television utilizing the latest technology and resources.

ABC11 is committed to recruiting and retaining employees who reflect the communities we serve, at all levels of the company. We expect our employees to have a high degree of ethics and a strong ability to work as a team while displaying empathy and inclusion. We also strive to create content that authentically engages and connects with our diverse audience.

• Forecast local weather conditions for Raleigh-Durham-Fayetteville and Central Carolina
• Prepare relevant weather maps and innovative graphics to communicate the weather forecast and expected impacts
• Present the live weather forecast across multiple platforms
• Communicate life-saving information to the audience during severe weather
• Analyze weather observations to identify important atmospheric features
• Utilize computer model data to produce an accurate forecast

Basic Qualifications:
• Proficiency in producing compelling weather graphics through IBM's max software
• Possesses a knowledge of atmospheric dynamics and tropical meteorology
• Minimum of 3 years of experience broadcasting in a small or medium market
• Possesses a knowledge of atmospheric dynamics and tropical meteorology

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gx2kyz-44-200-117-166-42 in your application.

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.