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Full Time Job

Bilingual Meteorologist/ Reporter

NBCUniversal

San Diego, CA 11-14-2022
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Responsibilities

As a Meteorologist/Reporter, you will be responsible for researching, gathering, and presenting weather information and general news stories for presentation on newscasts on both NBC 7 and Telemundo 20.
• Write scripts, lead-ins, cues, bridges, copy and other material for use on all available platforms.
• Research and check out weather stories either in person or by phone.
• Monitor the weather wire to ascertain news weather developments.
• Gather and research weather information from various sources.
• Prepare weather forecasts based on material assembled from various sources.
• Record and deliver promotional announcements when assigned and makes promotional.
• Active community participation.
• Create weather graphics and operates weather equipment.
• Provide information on all platforms: broadcast and digital.
• Cover all news stories as assigned by the news department and report the facts on station's news program via broadcast, website and/or live, either in the studio or on location.
• Perform live interviews and/or live demonstrations.
• Research, plan, and schedule stories or segments.
• Edit or supervise the editing of footage used in conjunction with news stories and programs.
• Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Qualifications:
• Two years minimum experience in television meteorological reporting
• Professionally proficient in both English and Spanish and able to deliver news in either language
• Ability to make a smooth, professional, on-air presentation
• Ability to operate computer graphics and other weather equipment
• Experience in television journalism, weather forecasting and weather research
• Ability to interpret raw weather data
• Demonstrated ability to provide accurate forecasts
• Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Communications or Science preferred

Eligibility Requirements:
• External applicants must submit a resume/CV through the www.nbcunicareers.com site job to be considered
• Must be willing to work at the station in San Diego location
• Must be willing to take a drug test and submit to a background investigation
• Must be 18 years or greater
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must have a valid drivers license
• Must have ability to work any of a 24x7 shift
• Must have ability to work flexible hours when needed

Desired:
• Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Communications or Science with special concentration in Meteorology
• Completion of Certified Broadcast Meteorology (CBM) program through the American Meteorology Society (AMS)
• Experience in west coast weather patterns
• Strong social media presence
• Strong technical skills as related to weather systems
• Team player who is flexible, able to work and communicate well with others
• Motivated and has ability to work on own unsupervised
• Displays a positive work ethic and can work under tight deadlines
• High degree of integrity and professionalism
• Up to date on and interested in current news events
• Strong organizational skills
• AMS Seal

Additional Information

NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gk55b8-3-237-29-69-42 in your application.