Full Time Job

Meteorologist

NBCUniversal

Needham, MA 06-30-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Responsibilities:
• Drive accurate weather forecasts and content on all platforms
• Be available at any time dangerous weather conditions occur
• Deliver urgent and accurate breaking weather news
• Keep news team informed of upcoming weather conditions for coverage plans
• Work directly with WSI to troubleshoot issues or needs
Produce weather forecasts, segments and stories
• Tell the market's weather stories in a way that connects with and captivates viewers.
• Develop innovative and creative ways of presenting the daily weather story, with an emphasis on accuracy and integrity of data.
• Produce weather graphics and analyze data from the National Weather Service as well as other meteorological sources.
• Work with the producers and news team to create complete coverage of weather. Also prepare and post forecasts for multiple platforms.
• Some live reporting and attendance at community and weather-related events will be required.
• Use of social media daily and especially during severe events.
• Integrate use of augmented reality graphics into daily weather presentations

Qualifications/Requirements
Basic Qualifications:
- Minimum of three years' experience as a television weather meteorologist/anchor.
- Seal from accredited national weather organization (NWA, AMS) preferred

Eligibility Requirements:
- External applicants must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered
- Must have the ability to work flexible and sometimes long hours due to the nature of weather events.
- Must be 18 years or greater.
- Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.

Desired Characteristics

Desired Characteristics:
- Bilingual a plus
- Experience with severe weather coverage, including but not limited to heavy snow, hurricanes, tornados, severe thunderstorms, flooding and ice events
- Passion to be a part of a major weather event, no matter when it happens.
- BS degree in meteorology preferred.
- Compelling on-air presence - crisp, clear, and confidant
- Should thrive working under the intense deadline pressure of television weather.
- Technologically savvy with strong computer skills (working knowledge of WSI system preferred.)
- Excellent written and verbal communication/presentation skills.
- Strong leadership qualities and self-motivation.
- Understanding of the demands of an on-air HD environment

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d91o8m-3-235-60-144-42 in your application.