Multi-skilled Meteorologist

Company: WHAS

General Information
US-KY-Louisville
N/A
4 Year Degree
Full-Time
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False
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Job Description

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Preparation and delivery of television and digital weather casts for WHAS11

MAJOR JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Analyzes weather data and presents a forecast for WHAS11 weather segments
  • Makes weather forecasts - draws charts to be transferred into computer graphics form
  • Gathers weather data, evaluates, and interprets it from weather sources
  • Provides weather content to WHAS11.com and other digital platforms including forecasts, and blogs


  • QUALIFICATIONS


  • Bachelor's Degree in Meteorology or related field; or experience as a Weather Anchor with Meteorological Society Seal of Approval
  • Knowledge of meteorology and ability to produce forecasts independent of the National Weather Service
  • Minimum 2-4 years experience in a mid to major television market
  • Must have experience in on-air broadcast delivery
  • Must have the ability to forecast weather from news wires, maps and information available
  • Ability to operate and program latest computerized weather graphics systems
  • Ability to appear on-air with cogent, clear, concise, interesting weather segments either on Daybreak, or the evening news broadcasts
  • Must be flexible and willing to work long and irregular hours
  • Must have on-air weather casting communication abilities/personality
  • Must be well versed in meteorology
  • Ability to interact productively and positively with fellow employees
  • Should be computer literate
  • About TEGNA:

    TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA), formerly Gannett Co., Inc., is comprised of a dynamic portfolio of media and digital businesses that provide content that matters and brands that deliver. TEGNA reaches more than 90 million Americans and delivers highly relevant, useful and smart content, when and how people need it, to make the best decisions possible. TEGNA Media includes 46 television stations and is the largest independent station group of major network affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. TEGNA Digital is comprised of Cars.com, the leading online destination for automotive consumers, CareerBuilder, a global leader in human capital solutions, and other powerful brands such as G/O Digital and Cofactor. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com.

    TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

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