AM Weekend Meteorologist/MMJ
KATU/KUNP is looking for a Weekend Morning Weather Anchor/MMJ to present the weather forecast for the weekend news and report 3 days a week. As our Weekend Morning Weather Anchor/MMJ, you are responsible for the content of the weather cast on-air and on our digital platforms as well as shooting, writing, and editing news stories as an MMJ.
The main day to day responsibilities of the role will include…
- Forecasting, Producing and Presenting clear and concise weather casts, which tell a story and connect with viewers
- Issue warnings and alerts, produce graphics and maps, and report live during weather events
- Utilize social media during severe weather, as well as write weather stories
- Make public appearances on behalf of the station
- Pitching story ideas, developing contacts and reporting 3 days a week as an MMJ.
- Work with producers to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situations
What skills do you need to be successful in our role?
- Ability to tell memorable and meaningful stories, we value visual and compelling storytelling, both in weathercasts and as a reporter.
- Ability to demonstrate experience with active and visual live shots
- In Depth Knowledge of forecasting
- Sharp news judgement and exceptional writing skills
- Ability to multitask while meeting deadlines and prioritizing tasks
- Bachelor's degree in Meteorology is welcomed, however, we will accept an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
- 2 years’ experience in weather presentation and reporting preferred
- Experience shooting, writing and editing elements for newcast packages. Demonstration of skill on hard news stories are a plus for your application.
While applying online, please include a link to your online demo reel.
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