On-Air Meteorologist, Per Diem

News for WGN-TV
Chicago, Illinois

posted on November 06, 2019


job posting:

WGN-TV is currently seeking a Per Diem Meteorologist to join the WGN/CLTV Weather Department. Responsibilities Responsible for the preparation and presentation of the weather segments and associated computer weather graphics for broadcast on WGN-TV and/or CLTV. Must be able to handle multiple segments each hour according to the WGN format. Must be able to provide live, breaking news coverage as weather events dictate. Qualifications Degree in meteorology, equivalent related military experience or 5 years of work experience is required. AMS and/or NWA Seal of Approval preferred. Solid knowledge of state of the art graphics systems essential. Working knowledge of WSI Graphics system preferred. Thorough working knowledge of all numerical forecast guidance material distributed from the National Weather Service and other global meteorological agencies. Nexstar Media Group is a leading diversified media company that leverages localism to bring new services and value to consumers and advertisers through its traditional media, digital and mobile media platforms. Nexstar owns, operates, programs or provides sales and other services to 197 television stations and related digital multicast signals reaching 115 markets or approximately 39% of all U.S. television households (reflecting the FCCís UHF discount). Nexstarís portfolio includes primary affiliates of NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, MyNetworkTV and The CW. Nexstarís community portal websites offer additional hyper-local content and verticals for consumers and advertisers, allowing audiences to choose where, when and how they access content while creating new revenue opportunities. Nexstar also owns WGN America, a growing national general entertainment cable network and a 31.3% ownership stake in TV Food Network, a top tier cable asset. For more information please visit www.nexstar.tv. Nexstar Media Group is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


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