Full Time Job

Meteorologist

CBS Television Stations

Chicago, IL 10-10-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

DESCRIPTION:

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Anchor Weather segments on news shows, as needed.

PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

ANCHOR:
• Present Weather information on-air with understanding and confidence
• Report live and on-tape - scripted and unscripted
• Appear at public and station events, as required
• Maintain an unequivocal commitment to accuracy and fairness
• Vacation coverage as needed
• Other duties, as assigned

PRODUCER:
• Prepare and coordinate on-air material for daily newscasts
• Ensure that daily show production deadlines are met, in consultation with executive producer and meteorologist
• Knowledge of the WSI graphics computer
• Ability to create creative graphics on the WSI computer
• Monitor weather
• Contribute story ideas
• Field produce, as needed
• Other duties, as assigned

CORE COMPETENCIES:
• Innovative, organized, and results-oriented
• Must have strong knowledge of local and national weather
• Ability to assemble high quality video and editorial content
• Ability to write and edit broadcast copy
• Appear comfortable on camera
• Ability to do live field reporting work on weather and news stories
• Ability to work under deadline pressure
• Must demonstrate leadership and people skills
• Contribute to station's digital & social media strategies



QUALIFICATIONS:

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
• Television weather producing/anchoring experience, preferably five years in top 20 market. AMS Seal required.
• Degree in Meteorology or similar field
• Available to work irregular hours, weekends, and holidays



FUNCTION:

Talent

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