Meteorologist

Posted by Nexstar

Albuquerque, NM
Posted: 2018-05-21

Description:

KRQE News 13, an aggressive and growing news organization in Albuquerque has an immediate opening for a weekend morning and evening Meteorologist . We’re looking for a creative, dynamic & natural storyteller with severe weather experience.  

Responsibilities:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Produces and presents weather reports and other content for all platforms.
  • Ensures that all weather content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
  • Writes and delivers weather stories in a clear and concise manner.
  • Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating weather programming and other content.
  • Responds to breaking and/or severe weather events and other urgent newsroom situations as required.
  • Works closely with the weather team to develop comprehensive weather coverage.
  • Participates in promotional activities including public appearances.
  • Writes web stories detailing the local forecast.
  • Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.
  • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

REQUIREMENTS & SKILLS:

  • Minimum two years’ experience as a television weather meteorologist or a degree in meteorology.
  • Knowledge of social media platforms, especially during severe weather events.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required.
  • Superior on-air presence.
  • Knowledge of WSI Weather Producer is a plus.

Contact:

Apply here: https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/8485 

The application deadline is open until the position has been filled.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

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