Full Time Job

Meteorologist

WRGB

Schenectady, NY 09-22-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
WRGB is looking for a Weekend Meteorologist to present the weather forecast for the news and assist with news gathering. As our Meteorologist, you are responsible for the content of the weather cast on-air and on our digital platforms.

The primary 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 graphics and maps, and report live during weather events
• Utilize social media during severe weather, as well as write weather stories
• Work with producers to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situations
• Pitching story ideas, developing contacts, and some reporting duties as assigned
• Produce STEM/weather-related news content for digital platforms
• Make public appearances on behalf of the station

What skills do you need to be successful in your 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
• Sharp news judgment 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.
• Two years' experience in weather presentation and reporting preferred

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g6005j-3-236-146-28-42 in your application.