Full Time Job

Meteorologist

Tenga

Des Moines, IA 10-31-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
WOI/KCWI the TEGNA ABC affiliate in Des Moines, IA is looking for a meteorologist to join the Local 5 Weather Team. The meteorologist's role includes weather anchoring, weather producing, and field reporting. In the capacity of weather anchor, the position is responsible for delivering accurate, engaging on-air weather reports in a conversational manner. This is a key on-air position to present weather on our television, social and digital platforms to keep viewers safe and informed. Successful candidates will have a passion for telling a dynamic weather story regardless of the forecast. The ideal candidate embraces technology and thrives in a fast-paced environment where the use of live cameras, user-generated content, and field reporting is a must.

Responsibilities:
• Provide accurate and compelling weather forecasts in a multi-platform environment
• Produce clean, creative, and informative graphics to tell the weather story
• Write, edit and report from the field or studio
• Update multiple platforms and interact with viewers on social media platforms daily
• Perform special projects or other duties as assigned
• The Local 5 weather department is very collaborative. An open approach to team forecasting, content creation, and communication across dayparts is a must.

Job Requirements:

Requirements:
• At least three years of experience as an On-Air Broadcast Meteorologist is required.
• Degree in Meteorology, as well as a certification from the National Weather Service or the American Meteorological Society, are preferred.
• The ability to produce and deliver smooth on-air weather reports several times each day is required.
• Demonstrated ability to post forecasts, graphics, etc. to various digital media platforms
• Be available to work a flexible schedule, holidays, and fill in when necessary
• Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment

Travel: Rarely: less than 10%

Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment

Physical Demands Set: Light work: Involves sitting most of the time, walking, lifting, bending, standing, etc.

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 63 television stations in 51 US markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 network affiliates in the top 25 markets among independent station groups, reaching approximately 39 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks True Crime Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, digital and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA's OTT advertising service. For more information, visit

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d99899-34-229-119-176-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Tenga

TEGNA Inc. is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions.