Full Time Job

Meteorologist

Gray Television

Jackson, MS 04-21-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
About WLBT:

WLBT is Mississippi's flagship station and the dominant #1 local TV and digital media in Central Mississippi. We are an NBC affiliate that consistently produces award winning local news coverage. Jackson, MS is market #97 with a 24 county DMA. It is Mississippi's largest TV market and state capital, offering great museums, several local universities, and home to the largest medical facilities in the state, including the prestigious University of Mississippi Medical Center. With our great weather, Mississippi is about the outdoors. An extensive network of walking, running and cycling trails is available across the metro. And if you love a weekend getaway, Jackson is located within a short drive from beautiful Gulf Coast beaches, New Orleans, Memphis, Birmingham, Nashville, Dallas and Atlanta.

If you're a sports fan, we have you covered. The Mississippi Braves, the AA team of the Atlanta Braves, calls metro Jackson home. We host the PGA with the Sanderson Farms Championship. We have two SWAC schools in our DMA, Jackson State and Alcorn State. If you love SEC sports, we have four schools (Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Alabama and LSU) less than three hours away. And Saints, Pelicans and Grizzlies fans have an easy drive to NOLA and Memphis.

More info on WLBT - Jackson, MS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G0lccLR6Nic&feature=youtu.be

Job Summary/Description:

WLBT-TV is looking for our next Meteorologist. This candidate is self-motivated, committed to quality control and must have a passion for both weather and LIVE in-the-field reporting any time day or night. We need someone who can produce and present accurate and reliable forecasts. The idea candidate is highly motivated, versatile, able to handle pressure, meet deadlines and have a positive attitude.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Present weather information across all platforms
- Live weather reports in studio and in the field
- Actively engaged in social media platforms

Qualifications/Requirements:
- Bachelor's degree in meteorology or atmospheric science is preferred
- Education or training in broadcast journalism or communications
- Flexibility in schedule

If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload your resume, cover letter and references

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rbezjo-18-205-176-39-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Gray Television

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.