Weekend Anchor / Multimedia Journalist

Posted: 04/08/2020

 Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
·       Produce and present weather/news 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 manner.
·       Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating weather programming and other content.
·       Responds to breaking and/or severe weather events and other urgent newsroom situations as required.
·       Works closely with the weather team to develop comprehensive weather coverage.
·       Participates in promotional activities including public appearances.
·       Writes web stories detailing the local forecast on a daily basis.
·       Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.
·       The MMJ part of the job includes reporting three days a week.
·       Ability to shoot pictures and edit stories from beginning to end
        Winning candidate will be posting on the web and social media
Entry level to 2 years’ experience in weather presentation and reporting preferred.

Must be able to shoot video and perform non-linear editing.

Ability to write story from beginning to end.  Knowledge of ENPS helpful.

Proficiency with Barron’s Radar is helpful
Bachelor’s degree in Meteorology, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.

Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required.

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. 

Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Valid driver's license with a good driving record.

Flexibility to work any shift.
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