Meteorologist

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Location
West Palm Beach, Florida
Salary
Full time/ benefits
Posted
Jun 28, 2017
Closes
Jul 28, 2017
Metro Area
Other
Duration
Full Time

WPBF 25 News has an opening for a high energy, highly skilled meteorologist. We are looking for a meteorologist who knows the science, but can tell a relatable weather story. Our next meteorologist will be an accurate forecaster, keep our viewers and employees safe, convey appropriate tone, summarize complicated information, and stay cool under pressure.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Get our viewers ready with accurate, compelling, and understandable weather forecasts.
  • Will provide urgent, immediate weather information before and during severe weather events
  • Will be able to simultaneously provide content on TV, for our radio partners, and on our digital platforms.
  • Will utilize all the technology and tools available to us, to tell an intriguing weather story
  • Will be deployed in the field during weather events
  • Gather information
  • Summarize fact and clearly communicate content for broadcast

Required Skills

  • In-depth knowledge of weather science and forecasting.
  • Proven on-air experience in handling breaking news and severe weather coverage
  • Dynamic on-air presence with a conversational weather presentation
  • Knowledgeable about how to interpret and translate high powered radar data
  • Proficient in using WSI graphics and technology
  • Excellent forecasting and on-air skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to tell a compelling weather story
  • Ability to use common television weather systems.
  • Radar experience preferred
  • Ability to do live field reporting on weather and other topics. 

Education:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Meteorology or related field or equivalent work experience 
  • CBM and/or AMS seal preferred

Required Experience

  • Previous on-air experience required.