Full Time Job

Weekend Meteorologist


Huntsville, AL 06-07-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Weekend Meteorologist (NE)

WHNT seeks a Weekend Meteorologist to forcast weather and produce/present weather reports for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.

WHNT in Huntsville, Alabama is looking for a Meteorologist with a track record of strong breaking weather, accurate forecasting, and a driven personality for all branded newscasts and all digital platforms.
Once joining the Weather Authority team, you will focus on producing dynamic weather content both on air and online. This position requires digital and social media know-how to produce sharable content to our website, app and social media accounts. This position will handle weekend newscasts and some weekday newscasts as well as writing/producing Interactive.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Produce and present weather content for all WHNT digital and social media platforms
• Respond to breaking and severe weather events as required to produce content for our digital platforms
• Work with the entire Weather Authority team to support and extend comprehensive weather coverage on air and online
• Develop interesting and audience engaging ideas to attract users/viewers
• Engage with our audience on station-branded digital and social media accounts
• Participates in promotional activities on behalf of the station

Requirements & Skills
• Proven track record of accurate forecasting
• Bachelor's degree in meteorology, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
• At least 3 years on-air experience in a newsroom setting
• Strong command of all social media platforms
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple projects simultaneously
• Baron Lynx experience a plus
• Ability to shoot video and perform non-linear editing a plus
• Valid driver's license with a good driving record required
• Flexibility to work any shift

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r1oqpe-3-215-79-116-42 in your application.

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Company Profile

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation.