WICS/WRSP is looking for a Weekend Meteorologist to present the weather forecast for the weekend news and support the weekday weather team. As our Weekend Meteorologist, you are responsible for the content of the weather cast on-air and on our digital/social platforms.
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
- 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 weather stories, we value visual and compelling storytelling
- Ability to demonstrate experience with active and visual live shots
- In depth knowledge of forecasting
- Ability to multitask while meeting deadlines and prioritizing tasks
- Bachelor's degree in Meteorology, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
While applying online, please include a link to your online demo reel.
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