WGNO in New Orleans is looking for a Meteorologist-MMJ.
We are looking for a personality driven candidate who embraces new technology, who is open to new ways to tell a weather story. The successful candidate will connect with viewers, develop fresh content-graphics for on-air, web and social media.
As a meteorologist, you will be responsible for the content of the weather cast on-air and on our digital platforms. You will issue warnings and alerts, produce graphics and maps, and report live during weather events. Tropical forecasting experience is preferred.
You must be able to utilize social media during severe weather. Duties include making public appearances on behalf of the station, working with producers to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situations, doing live shots and reporting from community events and in breaking news.
As an MMJ, you will need the skills to tell memorable stories. We value visual and compelling storytelling. Your responsibilities will include pitching story ideas, developing contacts and reporting weather and event stories each week. You will be expected to produce content on a variety of platforms including, internet, social networking sites, and mobile phones, in addition to television.
This is not an entry-level position – previous on-air experience presenting weather and news information is required. Must be willing to submit to a background check and have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.