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KVEA Weather and Traffic Anchor, T52

Telemundo

Los Angeles, CA 04-02-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Responsibilities

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Job Description

Telemundo 52 (KVEA) in Los Angeles, CA, is actively looking for a dynamic Weather & Traffic Anchor/Reporter. The ideal candidate will deliver compelling graphics that are both clear and engaging; narrate a captivating weather narrative in every broadcast, ensuring viewers are well-informed with the essential information they need daily. Additionally, this role involves generating comprehensive traffic reports.

Responsibilities:
• Execute breaking weather and traffic news across all platforms.
• Develop weather forecasts and traffic updates utilizing a variety of sources and advanced technology.
• Deliver weather and traffic updates across all platforms in a clear, engaging, and insightful manner tailored to the Los Angeles DMA audience.
• Showcase a continuous enthusiasm for conveying weather and traffic updates through compelling graphics, verbal communication, and written content.
• Investigate and report on weather-related stories that significantly affect viewers and the environment.
• Keep abreast of the latest weather developments by monitoring relevant news feeds.
• Leverage a strong understanding of social media to highlight stories effectively on various platforms.
• Support the coordination of weather and traffic content across multiple media platforms.
• Build and maintain thorough knowledge of the Los Angeles market and community dynamics.
• Be prepared to report on specialized topics, including weather phenomena, environmental issues, earthquakes, and traffic.
• Craft scripts, PKGs and participate in field live shots.
• Record and present promotional materials as needed and participate in community events as required.
• Fulfill reporting responsibilities as assigned throughout the workweek.

Qualifications

Qualifications:
• Meteorology/Atmospheric Science degree or equivalent experience
• Minimum 3 years of experience as a broadcast TV Meteorologist, weather anchor or news reporter.
• AMS, or NWA seal of approval or the ability to begin process of certification.
• Bilingual: Spanish and English; both written and verbal
Other Desired Qualifications
• Must have working knowledge of computer graphics systems such as: WSI, Weather Central, and Accuweather.
• Experiences in a variety of anchor/reporting scenarios, including studio, remotes, specials, etc.
• Very strong speech skills with the ability to ad-lib effortlessly in various types of situations, particularly breaking news, in Spanish and English
• Proven experience using forecasting tools including Doppler Radar and Satellite Maps.
• Excellent news writing ability for all platforms, as well as proficiency in newsgathering equipment and computers essential
• Proficiency in weather analysis and forecasting
• Proven ability to ad-lib effortlessly on-air while under pressure during weather breaking news and during newscasts.
• Must be willing and able to work extended hours, varying shifts (including nights, weekends and holidays).
• Report to work in emergencies depending upon news coverage when required.
• Strong understanding and demonstration of editorial judgment and journalistic ethics, including a current knowledge of laws of libel, slander and applicable FCC rules and regulations
• Experience in automated studio environments
• Produce Augmented Reality graphics is a plus
• Ability to solve problems, prioritize decisions, and successfully manage multiple assignments concurrently in a high pressure, breaking news environment
• Understanding of emerging news production techniques and technology
• Experience in Bay Area market and familiarity with Bay Area audience and communities
• Active engagement in Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, etc.)
• Good collaborative and interpersonal skills to communicate at all levels, in Spanish and English
• Work well in a team environment and be able to interact positively and productively with other employees
Eligibility Requirements
• Must be able to work flexible hours including weekends, holidays and overnights
• Must have a flexible schedule with willingness to travel and work long hours and on weekends with short notice
• Must be willing to work in Los Angeles, CA
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be at least 18 years of age
• Must have a valid Driver's License

Salary Range: $102,000 - $160,000

Additional Information

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-re0q42-3-227-240-72-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $102,000 to $160,000 Per Year ($ USD)