Full Time Job

Weekend Meteorologist/ Reporter


Mingo Junction, OH 07-08-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

WTOV in Steubenville, OH - Wheeling, WV is looking for a Weekend Meteorologist/Reporter to present the weather forecast for the morning weekend news and report during our four hour weekday morning newscast. As our Weekend Meteorologist/Reporter you are responsible for the content of weather casts on-air and across all of our digital platforms including the Ohio 24/7 App.

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

• Make public appearances on behalf of the station

• Pitching story ideas, and reporting during our four hour weekday morning show

• Work with producers to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situations

• Filling in on various shifts for the station's three other Meteorologists

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

• 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.

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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