Meteorologist - WGN-TV

News for WGN-TV
Chicago, Illinois

posted on February 05, 2024

job posting:

WGN-TV is searching for a meteorologist for our Midday and Evening newscasts. Responsibilities: • Forecasts, produces and presents weather reports for all platforms • Works closely with the weather team to develop comprehensive weather coverage • Anchors severe weather coverage and produces special content as required • Active involvement in digital efforts, including posting forecasts, writing stories and anchoring during livestreams • 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 • Participates in promotional activities including public appearances Requirements: • BS in Meteorology or equivalent required • AMS/CBM and/or NWA Seal preferred • Knowledge of WSI 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 • Required to join AFTRA #LI-Onsite Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXST) is a leading diversified media company that produces and distributes engaging local and national news, sports and entertainment content across television, streaming and digital platforms, including nearly 300,000 hours of original video content each year. Nexstar owns America’s largest local broadcasting group comprised of top network affiliates, with 200 owned or partner stations in 116 U.S. markets reaching 212 million people. Nexstar’s national television properties include The CW, America’s fifth major broadcast network, NewsNation, America’s fastest-growing national news and entertainment cable network reaching 70 million television homes, popular entertainment multicast networks Antenna TV and Rewind TV, and a 31.3% ownership stake in TV Food Network. The Company’s portfolio of digital assets, including The Hill and BestReviews, are collectively a Top 10 U.S. digital news and information property. In addition to delivering exceptional content and service to our communities, Nexstar provides premium multiplatform and video-on-demand advertising opportunities at scale for businesses and brands seeking to leverage the strong consumer engagement of our compelling content offering. For more information, please visit EEO Statement: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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