WJAC-TV is looking for a Weekend Meteorologist/Reporter, you will present the weather forecast for the weekend news and report 3 days a week.


Date posted

Jan. 27, 2023 10:45 am

Application deadline

Feb. 27, 2023 5:00 pm


Sinclair Broadcast Group - WJAC TV


  • United States

Job description

WJAC-TV is looking for a Weekend Meteorologist/Reporter. You will present the weather forecast for the weekend news and report 3 days a week.

 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. You will fill-in as needed for the other meteorologists on the team.

 Duties include: 

    • Forecast, produce, and present clear and concise weather casts- which tell a story and connect with viewers
    • Develop content and graphics for on-air, web and social media, making public appearances on behalf of the station
    • Work with producers to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situations
    • Conduct live shots and reporting from community events and in breaking news

 As a reporter, you will need the skills to tell memorable stories. We value visual and compelling storytelling. We're looking for someone with sharp news judgment, strong writing and excellent storytelling skills, and the ability to work well with others. The ability to demonstrate experience with active and visual live shots is required. You must have excellent time management skills.

Your responsibilities will include: 

    • Pitch story ideas
    • Develop contacts, and reporting 3 days a week
    • Produce content on a variety of platforms including, internet, social networking sites, and mobile phones, in addition to television

 This is not an entry-level position – previous on-air experience presenting weather and news information is required. Candidates with extensive or practical broadcast experience at the college level will be considered. A link or sample of on-air experience must be included in the application.

About Us

Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We're at the forefront of NextGen technology, enabling innovative new ways to engage with broadcast content like never before. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!

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

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