Full Time Job



Seattle, WA 01-31-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
KOMO/KUNS in Seattle, Washington is looking for a full-time meteorologist/forecaster to join our award-winning weather team. Duties include creating and presenting content for our television newscasts as well as our digital platforms, posting on social media, writing weather blogs, creating weather social graphics and engaging with our viewers on social media.

The main day to day responsibilities of the role will include:
• Forecasting, Producing and Presenting clear and concise weathercasts, which tell a story and connect with viewers
• Issuing warnings and alerts, producing graphics and maps, and reporting live during weather events
• Posting on social media consistently each day and during severe weather
• Writing weather blogs for our website and apps
• Engaging with viewers on social media and utilizing 'user generated content' shared with us
• Making public appearances on behalf of the station and reporting live from the field
• Working with producers daily to determine relevant weather content and during severe weather

What skills do you need to be successful in our role?
• Ability to demonstrate experience with active and visual live shots
• In Depth Knowledge of forecasting
• Ability to multitask while meeting deadlines and prioritizing tasks
• Bachelor's degree in Meteorology, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
• Minimum of 2 years' experience in weather presentation preferred
• Knowledge of WSI MAX system is a plus

While applying online, please include a link to your online demo reel.

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

The base salary compensation range for this role is $95,000 to $150,000. Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as a candidate's relevant work experience, skills, certifications, and geographic location. Full time positions are eligible for benefits that include participation in a retirement plan, quarterly and annual incentive plan bonuses, life and disability insurance, health, dental and vision plans, flexible spending accounts, 15 paid vacation days, 2 paid personal days, 9 paid holidays, 40 hours of paid sick leave, parental leave, and employee stock purchase plan.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r0jj71-3-227-240-72-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $95,000 to $150,000 Per Year ($ USD)