Meteorologist

Location
Cincinnati, Ohio
Salary
competitive
Posted
Oct 09, 2018
Function
Production
Metro Area
Cincinnati
Duration
Full Time

WLWT-TV has an opening for a high energy, highly skilled meteorologist. We are looking for a communicator who has a passion for weather and telling weather stories. Ideal candidate must be able to utilize the latest weather technology and information to create an accurate, compelling and easy to understand weathercast.

Job Responsibilities

·         Weather data analysis and forecasting.

·         Working knowledge of radar information and the ability to interpret and analyze data.

·         Produce a wide variety of weather graphics to help local viewers understand what is happening in their local towns.

·         Report weather on air daily and in the field during storm events.

·         Post weather updates to social media and digital platforms.

·         Attend community appearances Ability to ad lib weather information during breaking news, and long form weather cut-ins.

·         Stay up to date with the latest technology and forecasting analysis techniques.

·         Attend daily editorial meetings to update staff on the latest weather information and coverage strategy.

·         Work well under pressure in a time sensitive environment Work as a team supporting all staff meteorologists daily, and especially during weather events.

·         Report from the field on weather stories and community events.

Qualifications

·         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

·         Excellent forecasting and on-air skills

·         Strong organizational skills

·         Ability to tell a compelling weather story each day

·         Ability to use television weather systems

·         Radar experience

·         Ability to understand weather research and build weather strategies

·         Must be able to work all shifts, holidays and weekends, when needed. 

Education

·         Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Meteorology or related field CBM and/or AMS seal preferred

·         Military training and experience will be considered. 

Experience

·         Previous on-air experience required.




Similar jobs

Similar jobs