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Full Time Job

Meteorologist

WNDU

South Bend, IN 03-20-2024
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
About WNDU:

WNDU is the ''This is Home'' station in Michiana and we live that brand every day. Our station has a positive, team-oriented culture that we cherish. We are located on the beautiful campus of The University of Notre Dame. WNDU is in an ideal location, close to Chicago and Indianapolis and just 30 minutes from Lake Michigan. The South Bend area is a thriving destination for first-rate education, sports, arts, and entertainment. Joining the WNDU team is an opportunity to grow your career by working in a positive and energetic environment.

Job Description/Summary:

WNDU Multimedia, a Gray Television station located in South Bend, Indiana, is actively seeking an enthusiastic and innovative individual to join our team as a Meteorologist. We are in search of a candidate who brings not only a strong skillset but also a vibrant personality and prior experience as a Weathercaster. Collaborating closely with a dedicated co-anchor team, you will play a pivotal role in delivering captivating weather updates to our audience.

Duties/Responsible for (but not limited to) the following:
• Crafting a comprehensive 10-day weather forecast tailored for northern Indiana, Southwest Michigan, and any other geographic area as instructed.
• Publishing the current forecast on WNDU.com and our First Alert weather app, complete with engaging videos and graphics.
• Sharing intriguing weather insights and scientific information via the official WNDU social media platforms, as well as your social media platforms ex. Facebook, Instagram, and X (formerly Twitter) etc.
• Prepare our audience with precise, engaging, and comprehensible weather forecasts.
• Deliver critical and timely weather updates before and throughout severe weather occurrences.
• Effectively present information across TV and Digital channels/platforms simultaneously.
• Harness available technology and tools to craft captivating narratives about the weather.
• Participate in on-site reporting during weather events.
• Collect relevant information from various sources.
• Condense facts and effectively communicate content for broadcasting purposes.
• In-person presence is essential.

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Thorough understanding of meteorology and weather prediction.
• Demonstrated track record of confidently handling real-time news situations and providing coverage during severe weather events.
• Engaging and charismatic on-camera presence, conversationally delivering weather updates.
• Proficiency in deciphering and explaining data from high-powered radar systems.
• Skilled in utilizing WSI graphics and advanced technology for weather presentations.
• Exceptional forecasting abilities matched with effective on-air communication skills.
• Strong organizational acumen to streamline complex information.
• Capability to craft captivating narratives around weather phenomena.
• Familiarity with standard television weather systems.
• Prior experience with radar operations is preferred.
• Competence in conducting live field reporting on weather-related and diverse subjects.
• Meteorology degree preferred but not required.
*** A motor vehicle record check is required ***

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

(Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)

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

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus before the first workday.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gwwm5y-3-227-240-72-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WNDU

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.