Meteorologist

Posted by Hearst Television

Manchester, NH
Posted: 2019-06-20

Description:

WMUR-TV has an opening for a high energy, highly skilled meteorologist. We are looking for a meteorologist who knows the science, but can tell a relatable weather story. Our next meteorologist will be an accurate forecaster, help keep people safe, convey appropriate tone, summarize complicated information, and stay cool under pressure.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare viewers with accurate, compelling, and understandable weather forecasts
  • Provide urgent, immediate weather information before and during severe weather events
  • Ability to simultaneously provide content on TV, for our radio partners, and on our digital platforms
  • Ability to utilize all of the technology and tools available to us, to tell an intriguing weather story
  • Will be deployed in the field during weather events
  • Clearly summarize facts and clearly communicate content for broadcast and digital platforms
  • Regularly contribute to all digital platforms
  • Do regular public appearances 

Requirements:

Experience Requirements:

  • Previous on-air experience required

Qualifications Requirements:

  • In-depth knowledge of weather science and forecasting
  • Proven on-air experience in handling breaking news and severe weather coverage
  • Dynamic on-air presence with a conversational weather presentation
  • Knowledgeable about how to interpret and translate radar data
  • Proficient in using weather graphics and technology
  • Excellent forecasting and on-air skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to tell a compelling weather story
  • Ability to use common television weather systems
  • Ability to do live field reporting on weather and other topics
  • Ability to engage with viewers on digital platforms   

Education:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Meteorology or related field
  • CBM and/or AMS seal preferred
  • Military training and experience will be considered

Contact:

Apply online at https://hearst.referrals.selectminds.com/television/jobs/meteorologist-4777 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

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