Full Time Job

Meteorologist

Sinclair Broadcast Group

Winston-Salem, NC 08-29-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

As a meteorologist, you will be responsible for the content of the weather cast on-air and on our digital platforms. You will issue warnings and alerts, produce graphics and maps, and report live during weather events. You must be able to utilize social media during severe weather as well as write weather stories. Duties include forecasting, producing and presenting clear and concise weather casts- which tell a story and connect with viewers, developing content and graphics for on-air, web and social media, making public appearances on behalf of the station, working with producers to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situations, doing live shots and reporting from community events and in breaking news.

Job Responsibilities:
• Provide daily weather information on all station platforms
• Create and post content to digital platforms
• Oversee local digital operations
• Create and post content to digital platforms
• Collaborate with news producers on weather content
• Plan for and help lead coverage of major weather events
• Represent station at community events

Requirements:
• Weather forecasting experience
• Knowledge of weather systems (i.e. WSI)
• Interpersonal skills
• Writing and editing ability
• Degree in Meteorology from an accredited college or university

Experience:
• At least two years of television experience preferred

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

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