Full Time Job

Morning Meteorologist


Denver, CO 07-20-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Morning Meteorologist KDVR/KWGN

Location: Denver, CO (KDVR/KWGN)

Reports to – Chief Meteorologist

KDVR/KWGN in Denver has an immediate opening for an experienced weekday morning Meteorologist. This is an extremely rare opportunity in a great city with an excellent quality of life.

We are looking for a sealed Meteorologist who is passionate about weather. You'll be on-air for 5.5 hours every morning, on two different stations, so you need plenty of energy!

The successful candidate must know how to make the forecast presentable and interesting and love to produce weather in different ways.

You should be able to produce creative graphics and make your show interesting, urgent, and impactful.

Not only do you have to be engaging on-air you must be extremely savvy with social media and web posting. You should also know how to do some weather reporting.

Knowledge of WSI Max Reality, mountain meteorology and Colorado a big plus.

• Anchoring weathercasts on weekday newscasts.
• 4.5 hours on KWGN
• 1 hour on FOX31
• Fill-in as needed
• Contribute to and engage on all station social/digital platforms
• Contribute to partner radio stations
• Other duties as assigned
• Occasional live field reporting primarily from our EXCLUSIVE Weather BEAST!

• College degree in Meteorology, Atmospheric Science or related field of study preferred
• Certified Broadcast designation from AMS and/or NWA
• Ideal candidate will be familiar with WSI Max technology
• Minimum 5 years' experience as a Broadcast Meteorologist a must
• Must be proficient on all social media platforms
• Must be able to work with a high degree of accuracy and have the ability to solve problems quickly
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, holidays, weekends & ON CALL shifts
• Must be able to work under deadlines and have the ability to multi-task
• Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

Salary Range: Salary; $100-120K/year based on experience

To Apply: Please visit the Work for Us page at KDVR.com: https://kdvr.com/contact/jobs-at-fox31-denver-kwgn
or at the Nexstar Website at: https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar to complete the application process. To be considered for this job you must apply online. No Calls

KDVR/KWGN is an equal opportunity employer that seeks diversity in our workforce. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

KDVR.KWGN values the contribution of its employees. We recognize their efforts by offering a competitive compensation plan and an array of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(K), and more. We are committed to a drug and alcohol-free workplace. Any job offer is conditional upon satisfactorily completing a background and DMV check

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g62en9-44-200-30-73-42 in your application.

Company Profile

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.