Full Time Job



Greenville, NC 07-27-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Meteorologist - WITN


About WITN:

WITN News has been Your Breaking News and Weather Authority for Eastern North Carolina for 65 years. We produce 38.5 hours of news per week and deliver content on a 24/7 basis on our digital platforms. We're in the rapidly growing Greenville/New Bern/Washington DMA (100), with bureaus in New Bern and Jacksonville. We serve Beaufort, Bertie, Carteret, Craven, Duplin, Greene, Hyde, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Onslow, Pamlico, Pitt, Tyrell, and Washington counties. WITN is the dominant station in the market. Not sure if you'd want to make this your home? We think you'd love it....Check it out: https://rb.gy/qbgl7p

Job Summary/Description:

WITN is searching for its next full-time First Alert Weekend Meteorologist. The perfect candidate will be able to take their passion for complex weather science and adapt that into easy-to-understand forecasts for our viewers. This meteorologist will be able to remain cool under pressure while dealing with high-intensity severe weather events like tornado warnings and hurricanes. The meteorologist will also attend community outreach efforts like school visits and festivals.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Full-time weather role
- Build accurate forecasts and creative graphics for own shows and pre-produce for teammates
- Community interaction such as festivals and school visits
- Excellent on-air presence and confidence covering severe weather
- Posting on station-branded social media accounts
- Respond urgently to changing weather conditions

- Bachelor's degree in Meteorology, Climatology, or a related field
- Proficiency with WSI Max Weather Software
- Social media production and interactivity skills
- Flexible on schedule for severe weather coverage
- Ability to remain calm under pressure
- Excellent ad-lib skills
- Attention to detail
- Ability to write web stories detailing the weather forecast
- MVR check will be run
- Please provide a link to your reel/demo

Qualified, interested applicants may 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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g32bb4-18-207-157-152-42 in your application.

Company Profile

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.