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Meteorologist

KCBD

Lubbock, TX 7 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
About KCBD:

KCBD NewsChannel 11 is the NBC affiliate in Lubbock, Texas, and the dominant #1 station in the market. From our new state-of-the-art newsroom, control room, and studios, we produce more than 50 hours of local news programming each week, across our NBC, FOX, and Telemundo stations. Our 24/7 digital platforms also dominate in content and engagement.
Our award-winning newsroom is welcoming, offering the training, support, and culture for creative journalists to thrive and grow. We are here to build you up, while you learn, working alongside many seasoned industry veterans.

Lubbock is a fast-growing metro of 325,000+, with a strong, stable economy and low cost of living. There is always something to do, including Big 12 Athletics, museums and art galleries, live music and entertainment, and many athletic and leisure activities.

Job Summary/Description:

Are you ready to cover everything from tornadoes and severe weather to snow and everything in between, on the longtime dominant station, KCBD NewsChannel 11? You'll have the tools, team, training, and support to win, succeed, and grow as a meteorologist at the decades-long top-rated station for weather and news.

Duties/Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Be a team player
- Prepare and deliver forecasts on-air and on digital platforms
- Cover severe weather as it happens, on TV and on digital
- Observe storms in the field, as scheduled
- Be available March through June for severe weather season
- Deliver live reports from various community events

Qualifications/Requirements:
- Empathy for others. A team-builder, with a dedication to collaboration and getting it right
- Degree or certificate in meteorology or related science
- Seal of approval from AMS or NWA preferred
- Proven track record of analyzing and covering severe weather, delivering daily forecasts, and understanding the demands of a TV newsroom
- Must work well under pressure and meet deadlines
- Ability to represent the station professionally in the community and newsroom
- Valid driver's license and excellent driving record

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

(Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)

KCBD-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company.

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus before the first workday.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d8j5wq-3-236-116-27-42 in your application.

Company Profile
KCBD

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.