Meteorologist

News for WHNT
Huntsville-Decatur-Florence, Alabama

posted on April 13, 2017


job posting:

Meteorologist 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. Primary Responsibilities: • 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 Requirements: • Bachelor’s 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 denise.vickers@whnt.com. Candidates must also apply through www.tribunemedia.com/careers.


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expires on 06/12/2017