KSDK Five on Your Side, the TEGNA station in St. Louis, MO, is looking for a dynamic and engaging Weekend Meteorologist/Forecaster. This position is responsible for preparing and delivering accurate weather reports for our weekend newscasts, website, and social media while embracing social media tools for expanding weather coverage and storytelling. The right candidate is a weather storyteller. The best fit for us will already understand and embrace the significance of having a strong weather presence on social media and possess a multi-platform approach to weather coverage. Candidate must also have knowledge of being a Multiskilled Journalist and report as needed.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Research, prepare and deliver daily weather content utilizing all available weather data, graphics computers and radars.
Write & post stories on social media platforms
Knowledge of shooting, writing and editing stories
Present on-air with clear, concise, and interesting weather segments
Prepare and deliver severe weather updates, interrupting regular programming as necessary.
Prepare and update all weather content across all platforms (on-air and digital)
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.
Four-year college degree in Meteorology or Atmospheric Science.
1-3 years' experience
Demonstrated experience writing, reporting, shooting, and editing video
Strong communication skills (written/oral) for on-air delivery
Ability to work under pressure while meeting daily assigned environments
Knowledge of WSI preferred. Be proficient at posting content to various websites and social media; computer literacy required, including weather and newsroom computer systems.
AMS and/or NWA Seal of approval preferred but not required.
Applicable knowledge of multiplatform newsgathering tools and resources including digital media
Valid driverís license and good driving record
Fill in on other shifts when necessary.
TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 47 television stations and two radio stations in 39 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and approximately 35 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industryís top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA delivers results for advertisers through unparalleled and innovative solutions including OTT local advertising network Premion, centralized marketing resource Hatch, and G/O Digital, a one-stop shop for local businesses to connect with consumers through digital marketing. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com.
TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.