Weather Anchor- KVEA

Posted: 1/31/2019

Location: Universal City, California
Function: Production
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


Responsibilities:
Telemundo 52 Los Angeles is currently seeking a Weather Anchor. As a Weather Anchor at KVEA, you will be responsible for producing and presenting multiple weather segments, compiled through weather data and computer graphics.
  • Prepare weather forecasts based on material assembled from various sources.
  • Will present weather information for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging, and meaningful to news consumers.
  • A passion for communicating weather information through graphics, verbally, and in writing is desired.
  • Proficiency in weather analysis and forecasting is expected.
  • Ensure all content meet Telemundo News Station standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
  • Assist in coordinating weather programming on multiple platforms.
  • Maintain deep level of familiarity with the state and region.
  • Respond to breaking weather news as required.
  • Research weather information from various sources for presentation on newscasts.
  • Write scripts, lead-ins, cues, bridges, copy and other material for use on the air.
  • Research and check out weather stories either in person or by phone.
  • Monitor the weather wire to ascertain the news weather developments.
  • Supervise the editing of the film and videotape shot for weather coverage.
  • Record and deliver promotional announcements when assigned and makes promotional appearances as required.
  • Create weather graphics and operates weather equipment.
  • Produce story packages aside from weather presentation.


  • Requirements:
  • Excellent news writing ability for all platforms, as well as proficiency in newsgathering equipment and computers essential.
  • At least two years experience as a Weather Anchor or Reporter.
  • Able to produce and present multiple weather segments, compiled through weather data and computer graphics.
  • Able to produce live shots, report and gather elements for story building.
  • Spanish fluency in writing, reading and speaking ability a must.
  • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) required both written and verbal.



    Eligibility Requirements:
  • Must have ability to produce on-line content.
  • Must be willing to travel domestically and internationally at least 10% of the time.
  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV/Demo Reel through nbcunicareers.com to be considered
  • Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA
  • Must have a flexible schedule with willingness to travel and work long hours and on weekends with short notice
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

    Desired:
  • The ideal candidate will preferably have a minimum of at least four years of operational forecasting experience.
  • Experience with TV weather graphics/animations and weather graphics systems experience.
  • Meteorology/Atmospheric Science degree or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Developed anchoring or other specialized skills to enhance newsroom operation and flexibility to work any assigned shift desired.
  • Exceptional weather judgment.
  • Strong story telling skills, both written and oral.
  • Excellent writing, planning and coordination skills.
  • Line-producing experience is a plus.
  • Able to meet tight deadlines
  • Exhibit great initiatives, problem solving skills and ability to work under pressure.
  • News reporting experience
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Flexible, versatile and capable of covering weather or news whenever needed.

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