Full Time Job



Chicago, IL 03-23-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
WGN-TV is searching for a meteorologist for our weekend morning newscasts, in addition to responsibilities during the week.

• Forecasts and prepares weather products across all platforms, including digital
• Anchors severe weather coverage and produces special content as required for severe weather
• Scheduled for our Saturday and Sunday morning broadcasts in addition to weekdays, often as vacation relief
• Reports live when needed, especially during severe or inclement weather
• Actively uses social media and other platforms to inform and engage viewers and grow audience

• BS in Meteorology or equivalent required
• AMS/CBM and/or NWA Seal preferred
• Knowledge of WSI and Baron preferred
• Dynamic and personable, with genuine on-air performance skills
• Knowledge and grasp of the fast-changing world of social media, with the ability to deliver weather content across multiple platforms
Company Profile

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.