Dominant CBS/ABC combo serving the Tri-Cities, Tennessee and Virginia communities. We are in central proximity to major metropolitan areas, including Knoxville, Charlotte and Richmond. Our amazing work and play community is rich in history and home to the Birthplace of Country Music, Bristol Motor Speedway, and World Class Hiking and Fishing.
We are seeking a SUPERSTAR Meteorologist.
Join our family that is committed to being part of the fabric of our communities for more than 65 years that has made us a LEADER in delivering local content to our viewers.
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WJHL is looking for a Weekend Meteorologist who will produce and present weather forecasts and shoot, write and edit weather/news reports across multiple platforms. The ideal candidate must have a passion for weather and be a strong communicator.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Produces and presents weather reports for Saturday and Sunday morning newscasts as well as other newscasts as needed during the week.
• Ensures that all weather content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
• Presents weather forecasts on a variety of shifts, filling in for sick and vacationing colleagues on the weather team
• Report on weather-related stories during the week.
• 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.
• 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.
• Superior on-air presence.
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• 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.