JR04975 Weather Anchor/Reporter

Beaverton, OR
Posted: 2018-05-19

Description:

The Weather Anchor produces and presents weathercasts according to regular program schedule. This position also researches, develops, and covers news stories in the field which are informative, interesting, and compelling while remaining consistent with the stations brand and editorial philosophy

KPTV FOX12 and KPDX 49 is a duopoly owned and operated by the Meredith Local Media Group. Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP; www.meredith.com) has been committed to service journalism for more than 115 years. Today, Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms – including broadcast television, print, digital, mobile, tablets and video – to provide consumers with content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising and marketing partners. Meredith’s Local Media Group includes 17 television stations reaching more than 10 percent of U.S. households. Meredith’s portfolio is concentrated in large, fast-growing markets, with seven stations in the nation’s Top 25 – including Atlanta, Phoenix, St. Louis and Portland – and 14 in Top 60 markets. Meredith’s stations produce approximately 700 hours of local news and entertainment content each week, and operate leading local digital destinations.

Responsibilities:

The Weather Anchor produces and presents weathercasts according to regular program schedule. This position also researches, develops, and covers news stories in the field which are informative, interesting, and compelling while remaining consistent with the stations brand and editorial philosophy. Essential Job Functions:

70% - Produce and present on-air weather forecast. Deliver weather and news reports in accordance with program outline. Enterprise, write and report news stories. Effectively use existing technology to enhance story coverage. Post forecasts/stories online and contribute to social media.

15% - Collaborates with producers and management in the development of broadcast content such as newscasts, promos, and teases. May appear in promotions as assigned.

10% - Participate in community events and make public appearances on behalf of the station as assigned.

5% - Other duties as assigned, including studio work.

Requirements:

Experience:

Minimum 2 years experience as a weather anchor/reporter

 

Education:

Bachelors in Journalism, Communication, Meteorology or equivalent experience

 

Specific Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven enviroment

Ability to work clearly communicate verbally and written

Must be able to work flexible hours

Contact:

Qualified applicants may apply online at www.meredith.com/careers

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

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