Weekend Meteorologist/Reporter

News for Gray TV
Myrtle Beach-Florence, South Carolina

posted on January 03, 2020

job posting:

WMBF News in beautiful Myrtle Beach, SC has an immediate opening for a Weekend Meteorologist/Reporter. The ideal candidate will have a professional image and appeal with a strong knowledge of meteorology and tropical weather. This candidate will take on the First Alert Brand and deliver it with precision in every forecast across all television, social media and digital platforms. Effectively tell the weather story of the day whether it be sunny or stormy, and understand that weather is the number one driver of local news. The candidate will also play a role in breaking weather coverage, long-form coverage of tropical storms and hurricanes and provide live reports when necessary. Ideal candidate knows the science and the ‘why’, but can easily deliver the ‘what’ with confidence, accuracy and precision on all platforms. We're looking for an eager candidate who’s ready to dive into the challenges of forecasting in a coastal market and dealing with tropical storms and hurricanes. GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES * Weekend weather duties as outlined by Chief Meteorologist * Assisting with some weekday morning newscasts providing live traffic reports * Supporting the on-duty meteorologist * Creating content for all platforms and reports related to the weather story of the day Requirements * Four-year college degree * At least one year newsroom experience * Working knowledge of WSI Max, and Max Engage preferred * Strong understanding of digital and social platforms * Pre-employment drug screen and MVR check required Additional Info Please apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings

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expires on 04/02/2020