Weekend Meteorologist / Weekday News MMJ

Sinclair Broadcast Group’s WJAC NBC 6 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania is looking for a full-time Weekend Meteorologist / Weekday News MMJ.

 

Date posted

Nov. 20, 2020 12:00 am

Application deadline

Dec. 20, 2020 12:00 am

Organization

WJAC NBC 6

Location

  • United States

Job description

WJAC is looking for a Weekend Meteorologist/Reporter to present the weather forecast for the weekend news, fill-in for other meteorologists and report 3 days a week. As our Weekend Meteorologist/Reporter you are responsible for the content of the weather cast on-air and on our digital platforms.

The main day to day responsibilities of the role will include…

  • Forecasting, Producing and Presenting clear and concise weather casts, which tell a story and connect with viewers
  • Issue warnings and alerts, produce graphics and maps, and report live during weather events
  • Utilize social media during severe weather, as well as write weather stories
  • Make public appearances on behalf of the station
  • Pitching story ideas, developing contacts and reporting 3 days a week
  • Work with producers to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situations

What skills do you need to be successful in our role?

  • Ability to tell memorable and meaningful stories, we value visual and compelling storytelling
  • Ability to demonstrate experience with active and visual live shots
  • In Depth Knowledge of forecasting
  • Sharp news judgement and exceptional writing skills
  • Ability to multitask while meeting deadlines and prioritizing tasks
  • Bachelor's degree in Meteorology, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
  • 2 years’ experience in weather presentation and reporting preferred

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