Meteorologist

Posted by Nexstar Media Group

Colchester, VT
Posted: 2019-07-11

Description:

WFFF/WVNY-TV in Colchester, VT is seeking an experienced Meteorologist with a compelling on-air presence, possessing excellent story telling capabilities and a passion to be the best.  This is a great opportunity to become part of our news team.  The Meteorologist will exude personality, intelligence, and credibility both on and off the camera in this high-profile position and play a role in developing our weather team presence in the marketplace.  Meteorological certification is a must.

Responsibilities:

In addition, your duties will include representing the station at various community events and conducting visits to various schools throughout the region. 

  • Works closely with the Chief Meteorologist to develop comprehensive weather coverage
  • Produces and presents weather reports 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 newsrooms situations as required.
  • Participates in promotional activities including public appearances.
  • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.
  • Writes web stories detailing the local forecast on a daily basis.
  • Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.

Requirements:

Experience:

  • 2 years experience in weather reporting or anchoring preferred.
  • Superior on-air presence.
  • Proficiency with Barrons Radar a plus.
  • Strong understanding of the field of Meteorology and a proven track record of forecasting.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Meteorology, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Contact:

Apply Online URL:
https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com/jobs/5852/meteorologist-iii/job 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

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