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Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.

Temporary Meteorologist

Publishing and Broadcasting



Seattle, Washington, United States

KOMO/KUNS in Seattle, Washington is looking for a temporary part-time meteorologist/forecaster to join our award-winning weather team. Duties include creating and presenting content for our television newscasts as well as our digital platforms, posting on social media, writing weather blogs, creating weather social graphics and engaging with our viewers on social media.

This hourly position offers a maximum of 20 hours per week.

The main day to day responsibilities of the role will include:

• Forecasting, Producing and Presenting clear and concise weathercasts, which tell a story and connect with viewers
• Issuing warnings and alerts, producing graphics and maps, and reporting live during weather events
• Posting on social media consistently each day and during severe weather
• Writing weather blogs for our website and apps
• Engaging with viewers on social media and utilizing 'user generated content' shared with us
• Making public appearances on behalf of the station and reporting live from the field
• Working with producers daily to determine relevant weather content and during severe weather

What skills do you need to be successful in our role?
• 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.
• Minimum of 2 years' experience in weather presentation preferred
• Knowledge of WSI MAX system is a plus

While applying online, please include a link to your online demo reel.

About Us

Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We're at the forefront of NextGen technology, enabling innovative new ways to engage with broadcast content like never before. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!

About the Team

The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let’s talk.

The base salary compensation range for this role is $45.00/hour to $50.00/hour. Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as a candidate’s relevant work experience, skills, certifications, and geographic location.