Full Time Job

Off-Air Meteorologist, and Stations Weather Unit

CBS News

New York, NY 06-04-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
The newly created Weather Unit at CBS News and Stations is seeking an off-camera meteorologist who will contribute to multiple shows and platforms including but not limited to CBS Mornings, CBS Evening News, and CBS News 24/7. This position will work closely with on-air meteorologists to create forecasts and graphical content.

The successful candidate must bring an extensive broadcast meteorology background including proven experience thriving in a breaking news environment. In addition, the ideal candidate will be able to assist field teams navigate weather and choose safe and visually appealing reporting locations.

Professional Requirements:
• At least 5 years of experience in broadcast meteorology
• Bachelor's degree in atmospheric science or meteorology
• Proven mastery of news judgement
• Understanding of standards for journalistic integrity and production quality
• Strong ability to communicate with news managers as part of daily editorial decision-making
• Expert proficiency on broadcast weather visualization systems such as Max Storm
• Familiarity with Adobe Creative Cloud and newscast rundown systems such as ENPS
• Very detail oriented and able to work on deadline
• Ability to work autonomously or as part of a team
• Adept at responding to breaking news.
• Ability to work flexible days/hours
Other Duties and qualifications:
• Analyze weather observations, models and other available and relevant data to create accurate domestic and occasionally international weather forecasts
• Experience forecasting all types of cyclonic scale weather including severe thunderstorms, winter storms, tropical storms and hurricanes, coastal influences, and fire weather
• Work calmly and collaboratively with show producers
• Accustomed to working with on-air talent


Hiring Salary Range: $110,000.00 - 130,000.00.

The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education. The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable, as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g37x85-100-28-227-63-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $110,000 to $130,000 Per Year ($ USD)