Meteorologist

News for WKYT
Lexington, Kentucky

posted on July 04, 2017


job posting:

Job Summary: WKYT – home to Lexington’s highest rated newscasts – is looking for a meteorologist/multimedia reporter. This is dual role position that includes producing and anchoring weekend morning weathercasts, special weather programs and webcasts, contributing to the station website, and serving as a multimedia reporter for news coverage. We are looking for someone who embraces both of these unique roles. Our four-person weather team takes weather seriously. We want to tell the story with interesting video, hyper local graphics, and an emphasis on viewer needs. We report news on every platform available to our viewers. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated ability to report, shoot video, edit video, post web stories/pictures/video from both the field and television station. Successful candidates will also have the ability to deliver compelling stories. You’ll use the latest technology, including lightweight next generation video equipment and laptop editing. Requirements The successful candidate will have experience forecasting and presenting weathercasts. A degree in meteorology, climatology, or atmospheric science is required along with skills in the operation of computerized weather presentation systems, especially WSI. Duties of this job include live reporting, creative shooting, writing, editing and posting of news stories, both hard news and features. Must have good writing skills and must be able to work well under strict deadline pressure. ** Applicants are encouraged to include a link to an online reel in their application ** Additional Info Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray Television’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.


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