Multimedia Journalist Reporter
The Meteorologist forecast weather conditions, and produces and anchors weather reports in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.
• For WTTV- The Meteorologist will have experience with severe weather and will be able to use a broad range of technology. This position will produce daily forecasts for the CBS4 Morning News and Noon News as well as develop content for digital and for use in other newscasts.
• Present weather forecasts for broadcast and digital platforms
• Pitch, shoot, write and edit weather/science-related stories for assigned newscasts. Utilize graphics and video as necessary to explain forecasts
• Report from the field/do live shots on stories related to weather, environment, community events, etc.
• Remain informed on the latest weather data gather/delivery trends
• Respond to breaking and/or severe weather events as required
• Represent the station during community events and station-sponsored activities
• Perform other duties as assigned
• Bachelor's degree in meteorology or atmospheric science preferred; equivalent experience required
• 5 years previous broadcast meteorology experience preferred
• AMS/NWA and/or Certified Board Meteorologist preferred
• Strong on-air presentation; must be credible, personable and passionate
• Ability to make decisions under pressure
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Strong organizational skills
• Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, early mornings, weekends and holidays
Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation.