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Weather Anchor/Reporter - NBC Bay Area

NBCUniversal, LLC, San Jose, California

Create the extraordinary.

Level: Manager (Supervisor)


NBC Bay Area is looking for a dynamic, passionate, and experienced Weather Anchor to join our nationally awarded winning team.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Prepare weather forecasts based on material assembled from various sources, using all the technology available
  • Present weather information for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging, and meaningful to viewers
  • A passion for communicating weather information through graphics, verbally, and in writing
  • Assist in coordinating weather programming on multiple platforms
  • Maintain deep level of familiarity with the Bay Area TV market and the people who live here
  • Respond to breaking weather news as required
  • Potentially report on stories related to weather, the environment and earthquakes
  • Record and deliver promotional announcements when assigned and makes promotional appearances as required


Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism or related field, or equivalent work experience
Minimum 5 years experience as a Weather Anchor or Reporter
Ability to independently produce and present multiple weather segments, compiled through weather data and computer graphics
Excellent news writing ability for all platforms, as well as proficiency in newsgathering equipment and computers essential
Proficiency in weather analysis and forecasting

Eligibility Requirements:
Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered
Must be willing to work in San Jose, CA
Must have a flexible schedule with ability to work any of a 24x7 shift and willingness to travel and work long hours with short notice
Must have a valid driver’s license
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

Meteorology/Atmospheric Science degree or equivalent experience
Experience in a variety of anchor/reporting scenarios, including studio, remotes, specials, etc.
Very strong speech skills with the ability to ad-lib effortlessly in various types of situations, particularly breaking news
Strong understanding and demonstration of editorial judgment and journalistic ethics, including a current knowledge of laws of libel, slander and applicable FCC rules and regulations
Experience in automated studio environments
Demonstrated ability to solve problems, prioritize decisions, and successfully manage multiple assignments concurrently in a high pressure, breaking news environment
Understanding of emerging news production techniques and technology
Active engagement in Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, etc.)
Good collaborative and interpersonal skills to communicate at all levels
Works well in a team environment

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Click here to learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

NBCUniversal is an equal opportunity employer and will provide reasonable accommodations as required by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws.

About NBCUniversal, LLC

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

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