Position:Meteorologist - Weekends (part time)
Experienced meteorologist needed to produce and anchor live weathercasts and severe weather coverage. This person will be responsible for producing and anchoring live and recorded weathercasts as well as top-notch severe weather coverage for WRAL-TV and other CBC platforms and partners, primarily but not exclusively on weekends. The position includes assisting the weekday morning meteorologist a few days each week. Individual will create crisp and informative graphics for on air use, as well as fresh content for WRAL.com and other digital platforms. Embracing and effectively using social media is essential to succeeding in this position. This individual will represent the station in the community by making public appearances and giving school and civic group talks.
Three to five years television experience required; exceptional forecasting, communication, and presentation skills, as well as proficiency with computers, the web and social media are a must. Experience with dual-pol Doppler radar, WSI graphics, and Baron Lynx strongly preferred. AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist designation (or combination of AMS/NWA seal and education for AMS CBM designation) also required. A four-year college degree in meteorology, atmospheric science, or related field and a pre-employment drug screening are required.
A pre-employment drug screening is required. All candidates must apply online at http://www.capitolbroadcasting.com/careers/. EOE, M/F. All Capitol Broadcasting Company properties are tobacco free. Capitol Broadcasting Company participates in E-Verify.
Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc. is a diversified communications company which owns and/or operates WRAL-TV , WRAL Digital , WRAZ-TV, WRAZ Digital, WRAL-FM , WRAL-HD2, WCMC-FM, WCMC-HD1, WDNC-AM, WCMC-HD2, WCMC-HD3, WCLY-AM, WCMC-HD4, Microspace , CBC New Media Group and Wolfpack Sports Properties (a joint venture with Learfield) in Raleigh, NC; WILM-TV, WILT-LD and Sunrise Broadcasting in Wilmington, NC; The Durham Bulls Baseball Club, Bull City Hospitality and Bull Durham Beer Co., and the American Underground startup hub in Durham, NC; Holly Springs Salamanders in Holly Springs, NC; and real estate interests including the American Tobacco Historic District in Durham, NC, and Rocky Mount Mills in Rocky Mount, NC; and Professional Builders Supply (an equity partnership) in Morrisville, NC.