Full Time Job



Lake Charles, LA 05-04-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Meteorologist - KPLC


About KPLC:

KPLC is located in beautiful Lake Charles, Louisiana. Situated along Lake Charles and the Calcasieu River, Lake Charles is known for it's industry, booming economy and culture. Lake Charles is the fifth-largest city in Louisiana. KPLC began broadcasting in the summer of 1954 and is consistently on of the nation's most innovative and most watched television stations, ranking among the top 5 Nielsen rated stations nationally throughout the year.

Job Summary/Description:

Southwest Louisiana's KPLC-TV seeks a degreed meteorologist to join the First Alert Weather Team.

The primary job duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to analyzing weather data and preparing an accurate forecast for our weekend newscast and serving as the primary substitute meteorologist for our weekday newscasts. You'll use the latest products from Weather Central/WSI to provide forecasts across multiple platforms. You'll do weather-related reports when not forecasting, for TV and Digital properties.

• Requirements are a bachelor's degree in meteorology or atmospheric sciences from an accredited institution. A background in journalism and/or mass communication is also preferred. Flexibility in scheduling to cover severe weather or fill-in for other weather team members is a must. You must also have a good driving record, and valid driver's license

Qualified, interested applicants may go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload your resume, cover letter and references

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d8qyk9-34-204-174-110-42 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.