WESH 2 News has an opening for a high energy, highly skilled meteorologist. We are looking for a meteorologist who knows the science and can tell a relatable weather story. You must be able to forecast accurately, keep our viewers and employees safe, convey appropriate tone, summarize complicated information, and stay cool under pressure. Building a social media following and producing for digital as well as broadcast are important parts of this job. Availability to work weekends and mornings is a must. Experience covering tropical weather is a plus. This is a part-time position.
Arm viewers with accurate, compelling, and understandable weather forecasts.
Provide urgent, immediate weather information before and during severe weather events
Simultaneously provide broadcast content on WESH 2, CW18, our broadcast partners in the region and on our digital platforms.
Use all the technology and tools available to us, to tell an intriguing weather story
Be comfortable covering weather events from the field
Be available for various shifts including weekends and overnights
Previous on-air experience required.
In-depth knowledge of weather science and forecasting.
Proven on-air experience in handling severe weather coverage
Dynamic on-air presence with a conversational weather presentation
Knowledgeable about how to interpret and translate high powered radar data
Proficient in using The Weather Channel and Baron graphics and technology
Excellent forecasting and on-air skills
Radar experience preferred
Interact with viewers and users on our digital platforms
Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Meteorology or related field preferred
CBM and/or AMS seal preferred
Military training and experience will be considered