Full Time Job

Meteorologist / Reporter

KCBD

Lubbock, TX 05-20-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
METEOROLOGIST/REPORTER (P/T) - KCBD

About KCBD:

KCBD, NewsChannel 11 is the NBC affiliate in Lubbock, Texas and the dominant #1 station in the market. Our station is committed to excellent journalism and innovation across all platforms producing and airing 26 hours of original local news and weather programming each week. Our digital platforms also dominate in audience, engagement, and content. We invest in the latest news gathering equipment and superior weather technology. KCBD provides the tools, training, and opportunities for success in the ever changing environment of broadcast and digital content.

Job Summary/Description:

KCBD, the dominant #1 station on the South Plains is looking for the right meteorologist to join our award-winning news and weather team. The winning candidate will be self-motivated, aggressive, committed to quality and must have a passion for both weather and news. Must be capable of producing and presenting an engaging forecast daily and will be relied upon to shoot, write, edit, and present news as requested. Must have a passion for winning severe weather coverage in an unpredictable and sometimes volatile weather market. Will serve in supporting role to Chief Meteorologist with possible opportunities for advancement.

Weather duties include:
- Primary role: Producing and presenting clear, accurate, and engaging forecasts Saturday 6pm & 10pm, Sunday 10pm
- Updating station's digital platforms
- Available 24/7 during severe weather season (March-June)
- Filling in meteorologist for morning and evening newscasts.
- Live reports from the field during severe weather coverage Reporting duties include:
- Writing compelling stories for on-air and online
- Shooting and editing video

Qualifications/Requirements:
- We prefer a candidate with a four-year degree in meteorology or related field
- Experience with WSI weather technology is a plus
- Excellent driving record required
- On air presenting experience a plus

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gm5293-3-233-219-62-42 in your application.

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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.