Meteorologist (Part-Time)

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Jul 19, 2019
Metro Area
Full Time

KOAT-TV 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                             

Experience Requirements:

·  Previous on-air experience required.

Qualifications Requirements:

·  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. 


  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Meteorology or related field 
  • CBM and/or AMS seal preferred
  • Military training and experience will be considered


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