WPMI/WJTC is looking for a morning meteorologist. As our morning meteorologist you are responsible for the content of the weathercast on-air and on our digital platforms.
The main day to day responsibilities of the role will include…
• Forecasting, Producing and Presenting clear and concise weather casts, which tell a story and connect with viewers
• Issue warnings and alerts, produce maps and unique graphics and maps, and report live during weather events
• Utilize social media during quiet and severe weather, as well as write weather stories
• Make public appearances on behalf of the station
• Work with producers to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situations
What skills do you need to be successful in our role?
• Ability to tell memorable and meaningful stories, we value visual and compelling storytelling
• Ability to demonstrate experience with active and visual live shots
• In Depth Knowledge of forecasting and developments in the field of meteorology
• Experience in handling live severe weather cut-ins
• Understanding of computer and device technology related to file management, file transfer, file formats, etc.
• Ability to maximize the graphical and technical capability of Baron Lynx
• Passion for meteorology and being a contributor to a strong weather team
• Sharp news judgement and exceptional writing skills
• Ability to multitask while meeting deadlines and prioritizing tasks
• Bachelor's degree in Meteorology, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
• AMS or NWA certification or ability to earn either seal
• Two years' experience in weather presentation preferred
While applying online, please include a link to your online demo reel.
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!
Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r722bq-18-207-157-152-42 in your application.