WGN-TV is searching for a meteorologist for our weekend morning newscasts, in addition to responsibilities during the week.
-Forecasts and prepares weather products across all platforms, including digital
-Anchors severe weather coverage and produces special content as required for severe weather
-Scheduled for our Saturday and Sunday morning broadcasts in addition to weekdays, often as vacation relief
-Reports live when needed, especially during severe or inclement weather
-Actively uses social media and other platforms to inform and engage viewers and grow audience
-BS in Meteorology or equivalent required
-AMS/CBM and/or NWA Seal preferred
-Knowledge of WSI and Baron preferred
-Dynamic and personable, with genuine on-air performance skills
-Knowledge and grasp of the fast-changing world of social media, with the ability to deliver weather content across multiple platforms
Nexstar Media Group (NASDAQ: NXST) 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. Its wholly owned operating subsidiary, Nexstar Inc., consists of three divisions: Broadcasting, Digital, and Networks. The Broadcasting Division operates, programs, or provides sales and other services to 198 television stations and related digital multicast signals reaching 116 markets or approximately 39% of all U.S. television households (reflecting the FCC’s UHF discount). The division’s portfolio includes primary affiliates of NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, MyNetworkTV and The CW. The Digital Division operates 122 local websites and 316 mobile apps offering hyper-local content and verticals for consumers and advertisers, allowing audiences to choose where, when and how they access content and creating new revenue opportunities for the company. The Networks Division operates WGN America, a growing national general entertainment cable network and the home of NewsNation, multicast network Antenna TV, and WGN Radio in Chicago. Nexstar also owns a 31.3% ownership stake in TV Food Network, a top tier cable asset. For more information, please visit www.nexstar.tv.
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