Full Time Job

Meteorologist/Weather Forecaster


Medford, OR 06-28-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Job duties for this position include:

· Gathering meteorological information from weather services and satellite feeds

· Presenting informative and dynamic weathercasts during daily newscasts

· Preparing computer-generated weather reports using a weather graphics system

· Radio weather reporting

· Live remote reporting

· Daily use of social media platforms, such as Facebook, Instagram and X

· Reporting on weather specific news events as required

· Coordination with local, regional & federal agencies on disaster response & preparedness

To qualify for this position, you must have:

  • College degree and/or equivalent meteorology experience
  • On-air weather experience (preferred)
  • Knowledge of meteorology, weather gathering, and associated equipment
  • The ability to professionally forecast weather events on-air
  • Writing, editing, organizational and forecasting skills

This position works 40 hours per week

Our full-time benefits package includes: medical, dental, vision, prescription drug plan, 401K retirement plan, flex spending account, life insurance, paid sick leave, paid vacation, paid holidays, and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

KOBI-TV NBC5 is licensed by the FCC; therefore, we must follow federal guidelines. Since marijuana is still illegal on a federal level, if offered a position, a candidate is required to pass a 10-panel drug screen, which does include marijuana. A 3-year driving record check and a 7-year criminal background check are also pre-employment requirements. A valid driver’s license is also required.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d2zpo6-44-213-60-33-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $19.50 to $21.50 Per Year ($ USD)
Application Instructions

If you meet the qualifications above, send your Cover Letter and Resume to the physical address below. You will be sent an application to complete. You are not considered an “applicant” until an application is returned to us. Incomplete applications will not be considered.


Director of HR

125 South Fir Street

Medford, OR 97501

Hiring Process:

1. Submit a Resume

2. Submit an Employment Application (we will email it to you)

3. Complete an in-person interview

4. Reference Checks

5. Conditional Offer Pending Background Check, DMV Record Check, and Drug Screen Results (Including marijuana)

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Company Profile

KOBI-TV NBC5/KOTI-TV NBC2, owned by California Oregon Broadcasting, Inc., is the longest continuously independent broadcast group in the West, and one of the two oldest in the country. The founder of our company, Bill Smullin, often said “Most people work 50 weeks a year in order to spend two weeks vacation in the beauty of Northern California and Oregon – the area we are fortunate enough to live, work, and play in every day.”

It is the mission of COBi to provide an environment that encourages our staff to enthusiastically join with our viewers and clients in the fun of creativity, service, and work that serves all individuals with quality broadcast.