KTVI, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a weekend Meteorologist to work in our St. Louis 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.
Bachelorís 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
Must be willing to submit to a background
Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the U.S.
Equal Opportunity Employer
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, news events, etc.
Remain informed on the latest weather data gather/delivery trends
Respond to breaking and/or severe weather events as required utilizing live, cellular technologies and proprietary storm vehicle and equipment
Represent the station during community events and station-sponsored activities
Produce original web content on both news and weather digital platforms. Post gathered news content to all station owned digital platforms and social media platforms.
Perform other duties as assigned