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Full Time Job

Meteorologist, Chief

Nexstar

Augusta, GA 06-27-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
The Chief Meteorologist III forecasts weather conditions, produces, and anchors weather reports for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.
• Produces and presents weather reports for all platforms
• Ensures that all weather content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality
• Writes and delivers weather stories in a clear and concise manner
• Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating weather programming and other content
• Responds to breaking and/or severe weather events and other urgent newsrooms situations as required
• Works closely with the weather team to develop comprehensive weather coverage
• Participates in promotional activities including public appearances
• Performs special projects and other duties as assigned
• Writes web stories detailing the local forecast on a daily basis
• Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites

Requirements & Skills:
• Bachelor's degree in Meteorology, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
• Fluency in English
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required
• Minimum five years' experience in weather reporting or anchoring (More or less depending on market size)
• Superior on-air presence
• Experience guiding, directing and motivating others
• Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
• Ability to effectively listen to fully understand problems and communicate with a team to shape a solution
• Strong understanding of the field of meteorology and a proven track record of forecasting
• Valid driver's license with a good driving record
• Flexibility to work any shift

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rv03xn-44-213-60-33-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Nexstar

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.