Full Time Job

Chief Meteorologist


N. Mankato, MN 11-01-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

Since 1960, KEYC-TV/KMNF-LD, a CBS, CW, FOX and NBC affiliated media company, has succeeded with a culture that values skills, encourages creativity and fosters professional growth.

Enjoy all four seasons in the booming Greater Mankato metropolitan area. The friendly, welcoming region is a happy mix of city and country living.

We broadcast more than 22 hours of local news, weather and sports each week and maintain the most highly visited social media sites in southern Minnesota.

Job Summary/Description:

KEYC/KMNF, the dominant station in southern Minnesota, is looking for a dynamic Chief Meteorologist to lead our weather team. The ideal candidate must be a great communicator with a passion for meteorology, a master of social media, and focus on lifestyle forecasts. The successful candidate must be organized, motivated and create great content for all platforms.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Create and deliver compelling weather content
• Use ''Think like a viewer'' mindset in covering local weather, what will a viewer find relevant
• Update station website and social media accounts
• Adhere to station branding and promotion
• Be a great communicator on air, online, and in-person
• Be fluent in the latest weather technology
• Be a passionate, accurate forecaster
• Other duties as requested by News Director and/or General Manager

• Minimum of a Bachelor of Science degree in Meteorology or equivalency
• Prior on-air meteorology experience preferred
• Strong verbal and written skills
• Ability to work well under pressure and work well with a diverse station staff
• Must be willing to work flexible shifts, and be on call when necessary
• Valid driver's license and good driving record
• Excellent presentation skills, judgment and ethics
• Drive to develop original content
• Understanding of digital/social media platforms and strategy
• Produce content with urgency and immediacy
• Strong work ethic, organizational and leadership skills
• Integrity, accountability, teamwork

Interested applicants can, go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now''

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d29vk2-34-207-247-69-42 in your application.

Company Profile

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.