Full Time Job



Winston-Salem, NC 03-02-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

WXII TV has an opening for a high energy, highly skilled meteorologist. We are looking for a meteorologist who knows the science, but can tell a relatable weather story. Our next meteorologist will be an accurate forecaster, keep our viewers and employees safe, convey appropriate tone, summarize complicated information, and stay cool under pressure.

Job Responsibilities:
• Get our viewers ready with accurate, compelling, and understandable weather forecasts.

• Will provide urgent, immediate weather information before and during severe weather events

• Will be able to simultaneously provide content on TV, for our radio partners, and on our digital platforms.

• Will utilize all the technology and tools available to us, to tell an intriguing weather story

• Will be deployed in the field during weather events

• Gather information

• Summarize fact and clearly communicate content for broadcast

Experience Requirements:
• Previous on-air experience required.

Qualifications Requirements:
• In-depth knowledge of weather science and forecasting.

• Proven on-air experience in handling breaking news and severe weather coverage

• Dynamic on-air presence with a conversational weather presentation

• Knowledgeable about how to interpret and translate high powered radar data

• Proficient in using WSI graphics and technology

• Excellent forecasting and

on-air skills

• Strong organizational skills

• Ability to tell a compelling weather story

• Ability to use common television weather systems.

• Radar experience preferred

• Ability to do live field reporting on weather and other topics.

• Minimum Bachelor's Degree in Meteorology or related field

• CBM and/or AMS seal preferred

• Military training and

experience will be considered

Company Profile

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households.