WVNS-TV in Beckley, WV is seeking an experienced Meteorologist.


Date posted

Sep. 9, 2019 12:00 am

Application deadline

Nov. 9, 2019 12:00 am


Nexstar Media Group Inc.


  • United States

Job description


Requisition ID: 2019-6142
Category: News
Job Locations: US-WV-Ghent
Position Type: Regular Full-Time

Company Overview

Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 171 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.7% of US television households, and a diversified, growing digital media operation.  Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the parent company of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. & Nexstar Digital LLC.  Learn more at

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Position Summary 

WVNS-TV in Beckley, WV is seeking an experienced Meteorologist with a compelling on-air presence, possessing excellent story telling capabilities and a passion to be the best.  This is a great opportunity to become part of our news team.  The WVNS Meteorologist will exude personality, intelligence, and credibility both on and off the camera in this high-profile position and play a role in developing our weather team presence in the marketplace.  Meteorological certification is a must. 

WVNS 59 News produces more than 30 hours of news and weather content. 

If you’re into adventure and weather is your thing, WVNS-TV is the place for you.  The station is located near the base of a ski resort.  The area has world class white water rafting and zip lining through the gorges.  If backpacking is your thing, we have the Allegany and Appalachian trails.  National Parks and miles of hiking trails are in our backyard.  The area also offers rock climbing, lakes, outdoor sports, and many other leisure activities. 

Requirements & Skills: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Meteorology, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required.
  • Entry level to 2 years' experience in weather reporting or anchoring. 
  • Superior on-air presence.
  • Proficiency with Barron's Radar and Weather Central a plus.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Strong understanding of the field of Meteorology and a proven track record of forecasting.
  • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
  • Flexibility to work any shift.

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