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Meteorologist

FOX-44

Colchester, VT 07-02-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
FOX44 (WFFF) and ABC22 (WVNY) in Burlington, Vermont are looking to hire a full-time weekend Meteorologist. The Meteorologist will report, shoot, write and edit weather/news reports across multiple platforms.

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Produce and present weather/news reports for all platforms.
• Ensures that all weather/news content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
• Writes and delivers weather/news stories in a clear and concise manner.
• Assists in writing, copy editing, researching, and coordinating weather programming and other content.
• Responds to breaking and/or severe weather events and other urgent newsroom situations as required.
• Works closely with the weather team to develop comprehensive weather coverage.
• Participates in promotional activities including public appearances.
• Writes web stories detailing the local forecast daily.
• Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.
• The weekend meteorologist produces weekly stories for climate change-based franchise called ''Two Degree Difference.''
• Ability to shoot pictures and edit stories from beginning to end.
• The winning candidate will be posting on the web and social media.

Requirements & Skills:
• Bachelor's degree in Meteorology, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
• Entry level to 2 years' experience in weather presentation and reporting preferred.
• Must be able to shoot video and perform non-linear editing. Ability to write stories from beginning to end. Knowledge of ENPS is helpful.
• Proficiency with Baron Radar and graphics is helpful.
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Strong understanding of the field of Meteorology and a proven track record of forecasting.
• Valid driver's license with a good driving record.
• Flexibility to work any shift.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d95n87-44-213-60-33-42 in your application.

Company Profile
FOX-44

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation.