Full Time Job

Weekend Meteorologist / Reporter

WMBB

Panama City, FL 07-28-2022
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
WMBB-TV has an opening for Weekend Meteorologist/Reporter. We are the Nexstar-owned ABC affiliate for the Florida Panhandle, a great news market that provides opportunities to cover a huge variety of stories. We own breaking news and are not afraid to tackle the controversial topics. We are an aggressive news operation that has won more awards for our coverage than any other local media outlet over the last two years. It's a great place to call home. You will be living in a beautiful beach community where hundreds of thousands of people vacation each year. You will not be shoveling snow half the year. It's an even better place to work. We have a recently remodeled station and newsroom (October 2019) and a new studio set (July 2022).
Our news staff is a hardworking team that gets along well with each other. If this sounds like the place you want to begin your career and learn your craft, then you need to apply now. This job will not last long. Check out the job requirements and desired qualifications below. Hope to hear from you soon.
• Produce and present weather/news reports for all platforms.
• Ensures that all weather/news content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
• Writes and delivers weather / news stories in a clear and concise manner.
• Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating weather programming and other content.
• Responds to breaking and/or severe weather events and other urgent newsroom situations as required.
• Works closely with the weather team to develop comprehensive weather coverage.
• Participates in promotional activities including public appearances.
• Writes web stories detailing the local forecast on a daily basis.
• Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.
• The MMVJ part of the job includes reporting three days a week.
• Ability to shoot pictures and edit stories from beginning to end.
• Winning candidate will be posting on the web and social media.

Requirements & Skills:
• Bachelor's degree in Meteorology, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
• Entry level to 2 years' experience in weather presentation and reporting preferred.
• Must be able to shoot video and perform non-linear editing. Ability to write story from beginning to end. Knowledge of ENPS helpful.
• Proficiency with Barron's Radar is helpful.
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Strong understanding of the field of Meteorology and a proven track record of forecasting.
• Valid driver's license with a good driving record.
• Flexibility to work any shift.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g62j50-3-229-124-74-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WMBB

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.