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Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.

AM Weekend Meteorologist/MMJ

Publishing and Broadcasting



Portland, Oregon, United States

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.

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!