Full Time Job

Chief Meteorologist


Kirksville, MO 05-14-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
KTVO has an exciting opportunity for a Chief Meteorologist. If you are a person with a great personality and strong storytelling skills, this is a great opportunity for you! We want someone who has the energy and creativity to do compelling live shots for KTVO's live newscasts each weekday. Our Meteorologist is also expected to provide daily digital and social media content.

Meteorologist job requirements:
• In this role, you will work with the News Director and producers to determine the format of various weather graphics, segments and the best way to present our community the weather information they need to plan their days and be safe in the event of severe weather
• We are looking for a meteorologist who is excited by the challenge of forecasting the always unpredictable weather
• The main day-to-day responsibilities of the role will include: Forecasting, producing, and presenting clear and concise weather casts, tell a story that connects with viewers, issue warnings and alerts, produce graphics and maps, report live during weather events, utilize social media during severe weather, as well as write weather stories
• Part of the job also includes making public appearances on behalf of the station, pitching story ideas, developing contacts, working with producers to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situations

• Bachelor's degree in Meteorology, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience is required
• Minimum two years' experience in weather presentation and reporting preferred
• While applying online, please include a link to your online demo reel

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!

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r0kvb8-3-236-83-154-42 in your application.