Multi-Platform Meteorologist/Weather Reporter


Date posted

Aug. 18, 2021 2:00 pm

Application deadline

Sep. 17, 2021 5:00 pm


ABC 17 News, Columbia MO


  • United States

Job description



ABC 17 News is looking for someone who wants to help grow the station’s news product while growing his/her own career.  The company is looking for a full time MULTI-PLATFORM METEOROLOGIST/WEATHER REPORTER.  The right candidate will be excited to join a vibrant team of meteorologists and journalists who remain on the cutting edge of this constantly changing field.  The candidate must be a self-starter who is willing to work with the chief meteorologist, news director and assignment desk in a research-driven, strategic thinking newsroom.  Employee must have the flexibility to work in the modern newsroom and could be called upon to anchor weather, beat report, produce, web edit, shoot live shots, take still photos, write blogs, etc.

Job Duties: 

The position’s duties include creating weather content for the company’s digital products, anchoring and producing weather forecasts for a daily midday newscast plus reporting for the station’s evening newscasts.  The position will be responsible for assisting in the station’s aggressive multi-platform approach to weather and news as well.  Other duties as assigned. 


The right candidate must have the ability to communicate weather forecasts and relate them to everyday life effectively.  He/she needs strong organizational skills, a developed comfort level on camera and a professional appearance.  An experienced meteorologist who is familiar with Baron Lynx graphics system is preferred.  On camera reporting or anchoring experience is a plus.


This is a full-time position, scheduled Monday through Friday from 9:30am – 6:30pm with flexibility required by the employee.


A college degree in meteorology, atmospheric sciences or a related field is preferred. 

Special Requirements: 

The position will require operation of a company vehicle or a personal vehicle for business use.  Candidate must pass a drug test, background check, and MVR check.

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