Full Time Job

Meteorology Fellowship

KBTX

Bryan, TX 04-21-2022
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Meteorology Fellowship - KBTX

About KBTX:

KBTX Media operates the CBS and CW affiliates in Bryan-College Station, Texas, serving an 18 county area known as the Brazos Valley. For more than 60 years, we've been the dominant choice for local news and entertainment. Our team produces six newscasts each weekday and three each weekend, totaling nearly 25 hours each week. KBTX is routinely recognized among the best in the state by organizations including the Associated Press, RTDNA and the Lone Star EMMY Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The station is the back-to-back winner of the Texas Association of Broadcasters' Bonner McLane Public Service award, and a regular regional Murrow Award winner. KBTX is also a recent Texas AP Broadcasters/Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas Station of the Year and Texas Associated Press Broadcasters Station of the Year.

The station has launched the careers of many well-known journalists, meteorologists and network executives, and takes pride in helping talent grow quickly into the nation's largest television markets. The work family of KBTX is made up of a group of dedicated, professional and passionate individuals who are the backbone of our daily mission.
Bryan-College Station, Texas is a community of more than 250,000 people and the largest single metro in the Waco-Temple-Bryan DMA. The twin cities have a unique small town feeling, but offers big city amenities, including a vibrant arts community, a city-wide, all-terrain trail system and world-class dining and nightlife. Bryan and College Station are routinely recognized as a leader in quality of life and as one of the fastest growing communities in the country.

College Station is home to Texas A&M University, the nation's largest university. Aggie home football games attract more than 100,000 in the stands, with tens of thousands more camped outside celebrating at tailgates during football weekends.
Learn more about KBTX at www.kbtx.com.

Fellowship Summary/Description:

KBTX Media is looking for a rising senior level or higher broadcast meteorology student to serve as a meteorology fellow during their final full collegiate term. The fellowship will offer an opportunity to gain broadcast experience, get acquainted with the company and its operation, and familiarize fellows with newsroom operations and journalistic responsibilities with a goal of achieving placement in another Gray Television newsroom at the conclusion of the fellowship year.

The fellowship will offer an opportunity to gain broadcast experience, get acquainted with the company and its operation, and familiarize fellows with newsroom operations and journalistic responsibilities with a goal of achieving placement in another Gray Television newsroom at the conclusion of the fellowship year.

Weekly, fellows will be expected to appear on-air Saturday evenings, turn one weather-focused news story for broadcast or digital, and contribute in significant volume to KBTX's digital and social properties, including a series of STEM-focused videos focused on science education outside the classroom.

Qualifications/Requirements:

The purpose behind the KBTX Meteorologist Fellowship Program is to offer students pursuing a degree in meteorology or a related field with a focus on broadcasting the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in television. Students who participate will gain a wide variety of practical experience and will receive an hourly wage. The company strives to offer this opportunity to a diverse group of fellows.

Fellows who participate in the program will work a mutually agreeable flex schedule set by the company, while attending school. While the fellowship is not intended to function as an academic credit, the company will work with the fellow and cooperate with their school to meet criteria required to receive academic credit for participation if necessary. The company cannot guarantee that the fellow's involvement in the KBTX Meteorologist Fellowship Program will result in credit.

Fellows must be at least 18 years of age, have a valid driver's license and be insurable under the company's automobile liability insurance coverage and maintain good standing with their sponsoring university or college.

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-g65wx9-3-234-244-105-42 in your application.

Company Profile
KBTX

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.