Temporary Job

Weekend Meteorologist

KATU

Portland, OR 06-12-2020
 
  • Paid
  • Temporary
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

KATU/KUNP is looking for a Meteorologist to present the weather forecast for newscasts on a temporary, part-time basis.

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 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

What skills do you need to be successful in our role?
• Ability to tell memorable and meaningful stories, we value visual and compelling weather storytelling
• Ability to demonstrate experience with active and visual live shots
• In depth knowledge of forecasting
• 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
• Minimum 5 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!

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