Weekend Meteorologist / News Reporter

KHQA, Sinclair Broadcast Group’s CBS affiliate in Quincy, Illinois, is looking for a Weekend Meteorologist/Reporter.

 

Date posted

Nov. 17, 2017 12:00 am

Application deadline

Jan. 17, 2018 12:00 am

Organization

KHQA, CBS affiliate in Quincy, Illinois

Location

  • United States

Job description

Weekend Meteorologist / News Reporter

Sinclair - Quincy, Illinois

HQA, Sinclair Broadcast Group’s CBS affiliate in Quincy, Illinois, 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. Duties include forecasting, producing and presenting clear and concise weather casts- which tell a story and connect with viewers, developing content and graphics for on-air, web and social media, making public appearances on behalf of the station, working with producers to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situations, doing 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. Your responsibilities will include pitching story ideas, developing contacts and reporting 3 days a week. We're looking for someone with sharp news judgment, strong writing and excellent storytelling skills, and the ability to work well with others. Ability to demonstrate experience with active and visual live shots is required. You will be expected to produce content on a variety of platforms including, internet, social networking sites, and mobile phones, in addition to television. You must have excellent time management skills.

This is not an entry-level position – previous on-air experience presenting weather and news information is required.

Apply online at: https://goo.gl/u5jQ4i

Here is a link to KHQA’s site: http://khqa.com

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

 

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