The Anchor/Reporter-Weather serves as an on-air meteorologist and plays a key role in overall news operation. The incumbent serves as an active member of the weather team and the newsroom staff. The Anchor/Reporter works in a team-oriented environment and provides forecasts and detailed coverage of breaking weather situations.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
35% - Identifies upcoming weather events and provides accurate forecasts.
35% - Maintains a strong on-air presence.
30% - Utilizes available technology to obtain weather-related data including web weather tools.
Minimum Qualifications | All must be met to be considered.
Education: College degree, meteorological certification.
Experience: Minimum 1-2 years on-air broadcasting and forecasting, preferably in top 25 DMA
Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
Meteorology, science/math – experience with WC preferred.
Person must be a self-starter and understand overall news mission and strategy regarding weather coverage.
Must be able to work weekends.