Weekend Meteorologist

Posted: 04/04/2021

Position/Title:
Weekend Meteorologist
Details:
KTAB News, in Abilene, Texas, is looking for a Weekend Meteorologist. We get all kinds of weather, so we need a meteorologist ready to embrace all four seasons. If you are ready to get tons of experience, this is the job for you!
 
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.
Vacancy Type:
Full Time
Date Posted:
4/5/2021
Closing Date:
6/5/2021
City:
Abilene - 79605
State:
Texas
URL:
http://www.bigcountryhomepage.com
Experience:
  • 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.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Strong understanding of the field of meteorology and a proven track record of forecasting.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Meteorology, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
  • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
  • Flexibility to work any shift.
Additional Information:
PLEASE POST THIS JOB AT YOUR LOCATION.
 
Contact:
Apply online at: https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar
 
Apply Online URL:
https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar
 
Job Req #:
8810