Weekend Meteorologist / Reporter
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WPEC-TV (CBS12) in beautiful West Palm Beach, Florida is looking for a Weekend Meteorologist/Reporter! You will present the weather forecast for the weekend morning news and contribute as a leader of our digital weather efforts.
West Palm Beach
As a Meteorologist…
You will be responsible for the content of the weather cast on-air and on our digital platforms
You will issue warnings and alerts, produce graphics and maps, and report live during weather events
You must be able to utilize social media during severe weather, as well as write weather stories
Duties include: forecasting, producing and presenting clear and concise weather casts – which tell a story and connect with viewers
Developing content and graphics for on-air, web and social media
Making public appearances on behalf of the station
Working with producers to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situations
Doing live shots and reporting from community events and in breaking news
Other duties as may be assigned
As a digital weather reporter…
You will need the skills to convey important weather information and tell memorable weather stories (we value visual and compelling storytelling)
Your responsibilities will include pitching story ideas, developing contacts, and hosting live digital segments
You will have sharp news judgment, strong writing and excellent storytelling skills, and the ability to work well with others
You’ll have the ability to demonstrate experience with active and visual live shots is required
You will be expected to produce content on a variety of platforms including, internet, social networking sites, and mobile phones, in addition to television
You must have excellent time management skills
Previous on-air experience presenting weather and news information is required.
Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.
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