WEAR is located along the beautiful Gulf Coast. We have an open position in our News department for a weekend Meteorologist/Reporter.
WEAR is looking for a Weekend Meteorologist/Reporter to present the weather forecast for the weekend news and report 3 days a week. As our Weekend Meteorologist/Reporter you are responsible for the content of the weather cast on-air and on our digital platforms.
The main day to day responsibilities of the role will include…
Forecasting, Producing and Presenting clear and concise weather casts, which tell a story and connect with viewers
Issue warnings and alerts, produce graphics and maps, and report live during weather events
Utilize social media during severe weather, as well as write weather stories
Make public appearances on behalf of the station
Pitching story ideas, developing contacts and reporting 3 days a week
Work with producers to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situations
What skills do you need to be successful in our role?
Ability to tell memorable and meaningful stories, we value visual and compelling storytelling
Ability to demonstrate experience with active and visual live shots
In Depth Knowledge of forecasting
Sharp news judgement and exceptional writing skills
Ability to multitask while meeting deadlines and prioritizing tasks
Bachelor’s degree in Meteorology, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
(years of experience) years’ experience in weather presentation and reporting preferred
While applying online, please include a link to your online demo reel.
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!