Freelance Weather Producer

Location
New York
Posted
May 29, 2012
Closes
Jun 28, 2012
Contact
Human Resources
Category
Television
Duration
Freelance
Daily National Meteorological Forecasting. Forecast weather for the country and identify trouble spots and primary story/stories for the next three to five days. Candidate needs to have detailed understanding of meteorological forecasting intricacies around the entire country as well as general knowledge of World Geography and Meteorology.
Working knowledge of WSI weather systems. Design creative graphics to best tell the weather story. This will require an understanding of WSI systems. The ability to rapidly manipulate the systems to be first on air in breaking weather situations with the most compelling graphics will be crucial.
Communication with all weather staff. As changes are implemented, new graphics are created and new weather is developing, this person will need to effectively communicate with the weather department and on-air freelancers to ensure consistency of on-air product.
Serve as back up producer during breaking weather situations. This includes creating graphics/forecasting/running WSI MAX systems in crucial moments. This would include hurricanes/noreasters/severe weather outbreaks, etc.

Requirements:
Bachelors degree in meteorology or other atmospheric science
1-2 years experience on WSI weather systems
Experience in the television weather business

Fox News Network is an EOE

Interested applicants please send resumes to:
Fox News Network
Human Resources
2nd floor
1211 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036

Fax: 212-301-8588
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