Full Time Job

Meteorologist

WBRC

Birmingham, AL 07-16-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Meteorologist - WBRC

About WBRC:

WBRC is the number one station in Central Alabama. We produce award-winning news. WBRC Fox6 News has a dominant digital presence, using WBRC.com, the WBRC News app, and the WBRC Weather app, and social media platforms to connect to a worldwide audience.

Job Summary/Description:

WBRC Fox6 News seeks a full-time Meteorologist. The primary duties include crafting, producing, and presenting weather segments in our weekend late newscasts and our digital and social media channels. He/she will cover other dayparts when other meteorologists are off work. He/she will also help the primary meteorologists with preparing, producing, and posting content for their show segments, WBRC digital properties and social media.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

Stay aware of current meteorological pattern and contribute stories to the weather-content editorial process.
Drive the inclusion and prioritization of weather stories in the assigned program or day part, creates graphics, and /or commissions the creation and/or acquisition of supporting visual content.
Mine all available resources, including social media, for possible weather story ideas & content.

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in meteorology, atmospheric science, design, or a related field.
3 years of on-air meteorological experience.
Experience forecasting and covering severe weather events is a must. This is not an entry-level position.
You must have scheduling flexibility and be willing to work outside of regular business hours.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rnbyn1-18-205-192-201-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WBRC

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.