Company: Nexstar Media Group
Posted on: June 12, 2021
The Meteorologist forecast weather conditions and produces and
anchors weather reports for all platforms in a manner that is
clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.
- Produces and presents weather reports for all platforms.
- Ensures that all weather content meets company standards for
journalistic integrity and production quality.
- Writes and delivers weather stories in a clear and concise
- Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating
weather programming and other content.
- Responds to breaking and/or severe weather events and other
urgent newsrooms situations as required.
- Works closely with the weather team to develop comprehensive
- Participates in promotional activities including public
- Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.
- Writes web stories detailing the local forecast on a daily
- Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.
Requirements & Skills:
- Bachelor's degree in Meteorology, or a related field, or an
equivalent combination of education and work-related
- Fluency in English.
- Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the
ability to ad lib when required.
- Minimum five years' experience in weather reporting or
anchoring. (More or less depending on market size.)
- Superior on-air presence.
- Experience guiding, directing and motivating others.
- Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to
coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge
- Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax
machines and other office equipment.
- Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle
multiple tasks simultaneously.
- Ability to effectively listen to fully understand problems and
communicate with a team to shape a solution.
- Strong understanding of the field of meteorology and a proven
track record of forecasting.
- Valid driver's license with a good driving record.
- Flexibility to work any shift.
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