Full Time Job

Weekend Weather Anchor / Weekday MMJ


Eugene, OR 03-03-2023
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
KVAL is looking for a Weekend Weather Anchor/Weekday MMJ to present the weather forecast for the weekend news and report 3 days a week. As Weekend Weather Anchor, you are responsible for the content of the weathercast on-air and on our digital platforms.

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
• Issue warnings and alerts, produce graphics and maps, and report live during weather events
• Utilize social media during severe weather, as well as write weather stories
• Make public appearances on behalf of the station
• Pitch story ideas, develop contacts and report 3 days a week
• Work with producers to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situations

What skills do you need to be successful in our role?
• Ability to tell memorable and meaningful stories, we value visual and compelling storytelling
• Ability to demonstrate experience with active and visual live shots
• In-depth knowledge of forecasting
• Sharp news judgement and exceptional writing skills
• Ability to multi-task while meeting deadlines and prioritizing tasks
• Bachelor's degree in Meteorology, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.

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-rnyzy1-3-215-16-238-42 in your application.