Full Time Job



Shreveport, LA 08-01-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Meteorologist - KSLA


About KSLA:

KSLA News 12 is the aggressive, National Edward R. Murrow award-winning CBS affiliate serving the region known as the ArkLaTex. The station is the market's leader in timely and accurate reporting of breaking news, investigative journalism, award-winning storytelling, and First Alert Weather. KSLA News 12 serves its community on all on-air, digital, and mobile platforms embracing the innovation of the industry. In the center of the ArkLaTex is the Shreveport/Bossier City metroplex where the best of Louisiana, Texas, and Arkansas culture is combined to create a vibrant and comfortable lifestyle.

Job Summary/Description:

KSLA News 12 is searching for an enthusiastic, dynamic, and engaging weekday meteorologist to join Shreveport's market-leading First Alert Weather team. The Meteorologist will work closely with the Chief Meteorologist, news managers, and producers to provide comprehensive daily weather forecasts and severe weather coverage on all of our platforms.

f you're passionate about tracking storms, giving our audience the first alert to the next impactful weather event, and producing meaningful content that our viewers can relate to, this could be your dream job. We're looking for a qualified meteorologist to round out our market leading First Alert Weather team. Primary responsibilities include forecasting and producing distinct weathercasts focused on the next big weather maker for our Noon and 4pm newscasts. Our ideal candidate will love covering weather on-air in studio, in the field, and on our digital platforms.

You'll also work closely with our digital team and Chief Meteorologist to create unique weather content viewers would like to see on Roku, AppleTV, Amazon Fire, our weather apps, and website.

Experience in severe weather coverage is preferred. Experience with WSI graphics systems is a plus. Applicant must have superior social media skills. Experience reporting, shooting, and editing will set you apart from other applicants, but not required.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Analyze weather data and prepare an accurate forecast
- Use WSI graphic systems to create content supporting the forecast
- Cover severe and breaking weather situations across all platforms
- Post weather content to station website, social media accounts, apps, and streaming devices
- Flexibility in scheduling to cover severe weather or fill-in for other weather team members

- Bachelor's degree in Meteorology or related field required
- At least 1-2 years of television experience preferred
- Ability to work effectively within a team environment and interact with all personnel within the organization

If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people 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-d82x9k-3-238-90-95-42 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.