Meteorologist (W/End) - KTTC TV

The KTTC First Alert Weather team is looking for someone who loves weather to join them in forecasting for southeast Minnesota and northeast Iowa.


Date posted

May 4, 2023 10:30 am

Application deadline

June 4, 2023 5:00 pm


Gray Television


  • United States

Job description

About Gray Television:

Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households. 

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

About KTTC:

KTTC is the leading NBC affiliate, serving Rochester, Austin, and Mason City as the #1 station for news, information, and entertainment programming. KTTC strives for leadership in our industry and in our community, and does this by keeping viewers safe and informed, supporting non-profits and organizations that serve the community, and helping our local businesses grow.

All employees accept personal responsibility for maintaining the professional culture at KTTC. The KTTC leadership team believes in workplaces “Free of discrimination, harassment, and incivility – and filled with opportunity, especially for those who’ve been traditionally denied it,” (a definition adopted by the work and training put forth by the Power Shift Project). If you value kindness and respect as much as we do, please apply.

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Job Summary/Description:

Are you looking to get your start in broadcasting a market that experiences all weather scenarios? KTTC-TV in Rochester, Minnesota gets it all! Our coverage area of southeast Minnesota and northeast Iowa sees snow, rain, tornadoes, derechos, floods, and more. We’re the perfect market to get your start and grow as a professional broadcast meteorologist. The KTTC First Alert Weather team is looking for someone who loves weather to join them in forecasting for southeast Minnesota and northeast Iowa. This person will primarily forecast on-air on weekends and have other duties creating content during the week. This meteorologist will work closely with our Chief Meteorologist, news management, and producers to craft engaging and dynamic forecasts.

An ideal candidate will have a firm understanding that weather impacts all parts of our lives. Forecasting at the green screen in studio isn’t their only responsibility. Climate change is real and will be the story this generation covers their entire lives. Weather happens outside the studio and this meteorologist will have a strong desire to get out and tell those impactful stories.

We're also looking for someone who can create unique weather content viewers would like to see on Roku, AppleTV, Amazon Fire, our weather app, and website. Experience with WSI graphics systems is a plus. Experience reporting, shooting, and editing will set you apart from other applicants, but not required.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

• Analyze weather data and prepare an accurate forecast
• Use WSI graphic systems to create content supporting the forecast
• Cover severe and breaking weather situations across all platforms
• Post weather content to station website, social media accounts, apps, and streaming devices
• Flexibility in scheduling to cover severe weather or fill-in for other weather team members


• Degree in meteorology from an accredited school or program

Qualified, interested applicants may go to, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", upload your resume, cover letter and references 

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.


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