Meteorologist Weekend AM / Reporter

Reporter for Gray Television
Flint-Saginaw-Bay City, Michigan

posted on August 19, 2019


job posting:

WJRT is seeking an experienced Meteorologist/Reporter to join our award-winning news team at our state-of-the-art studios in Flint, Michigan. The successful candidate will have the drive and talent to be number one. You will work with the News Director and Chief Meteorologist to set the direction of and provide feedback to the news department and weather department. The ideal candidate must be able to produce and deliver a dynamic, compelling and understandable forecast for our newscasts and digital platforms. Accuracy is a must. You will cover severe weather with urgency, while also being reassuring. Our weekend AM Meteorologist/Reporter must have the ability to work in a multi-platform environment and will contribute daily to our digital platforms, including social media and abc12.com. Applicant must have ability to perform as one-person-band Reporter for 3 weekdays. Must be comfortable on air or live in the field. GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Working directly with the news team to build out our coverage and make it meaningful and relatable to our viewers. Our Meteorologists also report in the field. Strong leadership and teamwork is a must. Our weather team is involved in the newsroom and the community. The person we hire must have a positive attitude and be an ambassador for the station by making personal appearances at community events. This position will include weekends. Constructing a clear accurate forecast for weekend newscasts. Writing compelling stories. Shooting and editing video. Live reporting in studio or in the field. Update social media accounts. Must be able to work under extreme deadlines pressure and respond to late changes. Be available for unscheduled assignments on morning, nights, weekends and holidays as assigned by News Management. QUALIFICATIONS: Degree in meteorology or similar degree. Previous experience and working knowledge of weather systems. Pre-employment and random drug testing are a condition of employment. You must possess a valid driverís license had have a good driving record.


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expires on 11/17/2019