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Meteorologist - Telemundo Philadelphia

NBCUniversal, LLC, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Create the extraordinary.

Level: Manager (Supervisor)


Job Purpose:
As an NBC 10 | Telemundo 62 employee, you will have the opportunity to join a fast-paced production / operation team that delivers news programming. You will be supporting NBC’s 24/7 broadcast news group and our Engineering and Operations department. Assignments will include working from our state-of-the-art facility in Philadelphia, PA.

Responsibilities:
  • Implement Telemundo 62’s philosophy of being the most trusted source for disruptive weather on all platforms
  • Develop innovative and creative ways of presenting the daily weather story
  • Provide high-precision weather forecasts that impact our viewers
  • Process weather story quickly to prepare and protect our viewers
  • Breaking Weather Cut-ins
  • Use social media daily and especially during severe weather
  • Upload daily digital weather segments
  • Updating weather content on telemundo62.com
  • Live weather reporting and storytelling
  • Make public appearances on behalf of station as an ambassador for the company
  • Drive the weather content with producers and platforms
  • Be available at any time dangerous weather conditions occur
  • Have urgency and accuracy with breaking news
  • Keep producers and managers informed of upcoming weather conditions for coverage plans
  • Support other stations when needed
  • Work directly with WSI to troubleshoot issues or needs
  • Tell the market’s weather stories in a way that connects with and captivates viewers
  • Produce weather graphics and analyze data from the National Weather Service as well as other meteorological sources.
  • Produce AR and other graphics to give context to weather stories
  • Work with the producers and news team to create complete coverage of weather. Also prepare and post forecasts for multiple platforms
  • Some live reporting and attendance at community and weather-related events will be required
  • Have Multimedia Journalist experience and the ability to write, shoot and edit stories as need it.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 2 years as on-air weathercaster
  • Experience with WSI weather system and graphics
  • Must be willing to work long hours, holidays, varying shifts (including nights, overnights and weekends) and report to work to respond to news emergencies
  • Must be willing to work in Philadelphia area and travel as needed for special assignments.
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Bilingual, proficient in Spanish
  • Must be 18 years or older.


Additional Job Requirements


  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered.
  • Must be willing to work in Philadelphia, PA & surrounding areas.
  • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice and must be on-call to resolve issues.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must be “on call” 24 hours a day / 7 days a week


Desired Qualifications


  • Bachelor's in Meteorology preferred
  • Tell local weather story that connects with viewers
  • Work with news team to create complete coverage of weather story
  • Ability to anticipate situations, meet deadlines, organize and manage multiple priorities
  • High energy and teamwork mentality are a must
  • Multimedia Journalist reporter experience.
  • Multiplatform approach to content.
  • Strong computer skills especially in PowerPoint
  • Well organized and a high level of attention to detail
  • Basic Knowledge of graphic production software, writing and editing
  • Scientist who is also a great storyteller
  • Passion to be a part of a major weather event, no matter when it happens
  • Experience with severe weather coverage, including but not limited to hurricanes, tornados, severe thunderstorms, flooding and ice events
  • Compelling on-air presence – crisp, clear, and confidant delivery in Spanish
  • Should thrive working under the intense deadline pressure of television weather
  • Technologically savvy with strong computer skills (working knowledge of WSI system preferred.)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication/presentation skills in Spanish.
  • Strong leadership qualities and self-motivation.
  • Understanding of the demands of an on-air HD and digital environment


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