Meteorologist

Company: WXIA/WATL

General Information
US-GA-Atlanta
N/A
4 Year Degree
Full-Time
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Job Description

WXIA-WATL is looking for a meteorologist to join our team of 11Alive StormTrackers. This candidate must have a passion for winning severe weather and telling a compelling weather story even on bright sunny days. We are looking for a team player who can help out with every aspect of meteorology, from forecasting, to preparing graphics, to reporting in the field, reporting from our StormTracker, being an integral part of severe weather coverage and reaching our consumers not only on TV, but online and on social media. The applicant needs to embrace new technology and be willing to explore new ways to present the weather story. You must also understand the importance of community involvement by speaking at schools and other community functions.



Requirements:

  • 5 years of on air experience preferably at a large or medium market.
  • Applicants must be proficient with WSI (The Weather Company, an IBM business) computer graphics. - Applicants should have or be qualified to apply for the AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist or the AMS Seal of Approval.
  • A bachelor's degree in meteorology or comparable science fields are required

    About TEGNA:

    TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 46 stations in 38 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and 32 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industry's top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA delivers results for advertisers through unparalleled and innovative solutions including OTT local advertising network Premion, centralized marketing resource Hatch, and G/O Digital, a one-stop shop for local businesses to connect with consumers through digital marketing. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. 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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