Full Time Job

Anchor Weather

CBS Television Stations

Pittsburgh, PA 03-04-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Position Purpose: Produce weather forecasts using various tools & technologies. Report in the field
- especially when we have big weather events. Also fill-in on the air, providing consistently accurate information and weather predictions.

Primary Responsibilities:

 Use the station's weather tools & technologies to develop accurate weather forecasts.

 Track and deliver breaking weather information live during times of weather emergency.

 Interact with other talent from in the field or on-air in a manner that builds the talent team and makes viewers feel confident with that team.

 Keen eye for graphics production that help tell a weather story.

 Deliver forecasts with energy, accuracy, and with consistently error free performance.

 Work closely and cooperatively with news and promotions producers and managers to promote the daily weather story and the station's overall weather brand.

 Use social media to promote the station's weather coverage on broadcast 7 streaming, build its weather brand, and drive traffic to the station's website weather coverage.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

 College degree required; degree in meteorology preferred.

 AMS seal required, although we will consider candidates who are working toward their seal.

 At least 2 years of experience as a weather forecaster at a commercial television station.

 Standout colleague who can execute news managers' goals for a particular newscast.

 Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and act with appropriate urgency during times of breaking weather news.

 Proven ability to use data to create a forecast from scratch; we're not looking for someone who just reads a forecast created by someone else.

 Must be available to work all shifts.

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gxe3xj-44-210-99-209-42 in your application.