WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a weekend Meteorologist to work in our Huntsville location.
The Meteorologist will have experience reporting on severe weather and will be able to use a broad range of technology. This position will pitch, shoot and write weather-related stories, and will utilize social media tools for expanding weather coverage.
Pitch, shoot, write and edit weather/science-related stories for assigned newscasts. Utilize graphics and video as necessary to explain forecasts
Present weather forecasts for broadcast and digital platforms
Report from the field/do live shots on stories related to weather, environment, community events, etc.
Remain informed on the latest weather data gather/delivery trends
Respond to breaking and/or severe weather events as required
Represent the station during community events and station-sponsored activities
Perform other duties as assigned
Bachelors degree in meteorology or atmospheric science preferred; equivalent experience required
1-2 years previous broadcast meteorology experience preferred
AMS/NWA and/or Certified Board Meteorologist preferred
Strong on-air presentation; must be credible, personable and passionate
Ability to make decisions under pressure
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong organizational skills
Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, early mornings, weekends and holidays
WHNT is an equal opportunity employer.
Please email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Candidates must also apply through www.tribunemedia.com/careers.