Full Time Job

Meteorologist

WDAM

Moselle, MS 10-05-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
About WDAM:

WDAM is the #1 station in the Hattiesburg-Laurel DMA. We are dominant on broadcast and digital and produce news on WDAM NBC and WDAM ABC. Hattiesburg-Laurel is market 167 and we reach viewers in eight counties (Covington, Forrest, Jasper, Jones, Lamar, Marion, Perry and Wayne). WDAM is less than two hours driving distance to New Orleans, Mobile and the Mississippi Gulf Coast. This is an excellent opportunity to work for a great station and company.

Job Summary/Description:

WDAM-TV is looking for our next Morning / Noon Meteorologist. This candidate is self-motivated, committed to quality control, and must have a passion for both weather and LIVE in-the-field reporting. We need someone who can produce and present accurate and reliable forecasts. The ideal candidate is highly motivated, versatile, able to handle pressure, meet deadlines and have a positive attitude. The right candidate will be able to deliver weather on all of WDAM's traditional and digital platforms.

The primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Distribute weather data with hyper-local information to all TV and digital platforms
- Fill in for other meteorologists as needed
- Regular social media content created and published
- Confident & experienced performance on air
- Able to handle breaking news and weather situations on-air and behind the scenes in a timely and professional manner

Qualifications/Requirements:
- Meteorology degree
- Certified meteorologist is preferred
- Experience with WSI
- An excellent driving record is a must

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gpx8w4-3-238-232-88-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WDAM

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.