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Meteorologist

WCSC

Charleston, SC 02-07-2023
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Meteorologist - WCSC

About WCSC:

Would you like to work for the #1 station in a city consistently named by T+L as one of the best cities in the world? WCSC in Charleston, South Carolina has been the dominant #1 station in the market since sign-on in 1953. The world-famous food scene, high-tech growth and hot real estate makes Charleston one of the fastest growing metro areas in the country. Manufacturing jobs at Boeing, Mercedes and Volvo and the world-class medical community continue to make the Lowcountry a destination market. WCSC Live 5 is committed to serving the Lowcountry with breaking news, weather and investigative journalism and is the most recognized and awarded news team in the market. Learn more about WCSC Live 5 at Live5News.com

Job Summary/Description:

Early in your meteorology career? Looking to hone your craft with experienced broadcast meteorologists in a hurricane market? WCSC is looking for a full-time Meteorologist to expand our team in Charleston, SC. The successful candidate will work closely with the Chief Meteorologist, news managers, and producers to provide comprehensive weather coverage in daily newscasts, as well as during severe weather. All meteorologists on the team also cover traffic in newscasts.

Duties/Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
• Analyze raw scientific data, models, and other available and relevant information to create an accurate weather forecast for our viewing area
• Create a compelling, conversational presentation of weather forecast for broadcast, streaming, digital, and social media audiences
• Accurately forecast and track severe weather
• Communicate with news staff to inform editorial decision-making
• Build and present traffic maps to coordinate with and compliment weather coverage
• Front occasional live shots from the field during community events

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Bachelor's degree in meteorology, atmospheric science, or related field
• Demonstrated mastery of digital and social media strategy
• Excellent time management skills and an ability to prioritize tasks and information under pressure are required
• Must be able to work independently and as part of a team
• Must have scheduling flexibility

If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload your resume, cover letter and references

WCSC-TV/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gxz84q-34-239-173-144-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WCSC

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.