Meteorologist

Baton Rouge, LA
Posted: 2018-02-16

Description:

Want to put your tropical and severe weather forecasting skills to the test? Looking for a warm, coastal climate in a growing city? On board with social science and the modernization of weather messaging? WBRZ, the ABC affiliate in Baton Rouge, is looking for a driven, self-starter to be our weekend/digital meteorologist. The successful candidate will fulfill a multitude of responsibilities such as providing accurate forecasts and researching weather and climate data to produce creative, compelling content for on-air presentations, wbrz.com and digital media platforms. The weekend/digital meteorologist will be responsible for “owning” digital media weather coverage in this market including, Facebook, Twitter the WBRZ Weather mobile app., wbrz.com and forthcoming new media. Expect to deliver several presentations throughout the day on a variety of platforms. Live field reporting in breaking weather situations can be assumed along with occasional weather and climate related reports for news broadcasts.

Requirements:

The successful candidate will have (at least) two (2) years broadcasting experience, (at least) a bachelor’s degree in meteorology and be eligible for a broadcasters seal of approval. Our team and station are growing, and we would love to have you grow with us! Come to work with a positive attitude, be willing to work weekends and holidays and know that there is potential growth opportunity from this position.

Contact:

For questions, or to apply, send cover letter, resume and an example of your work (preferably a web link) to jeachus@wbrz.com and hr@wbrz.com.

 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

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