KOB-TV Chief Meteorologist

Posted by Hubbard Broadcasting

Albuquerque, NM
Posted: 2019-10-30

Description:

The position of Meteorologist is responsible content of station weather casts on-air and on our digital platforms. This position issues warnings and alerts, produce graphics and maps and report live during weather events.

Responsibilities:

  • Forecast, produce and present clear and concise weathercasts that tell a story and connect with viewers.
  • Effectively utilize social media during severe weather and everyday situations, as well as write weather stories for on-air and online.
  • Work with producers and lead fellow meteorologists to respond to breaking weather events aggressively and appropriately.
  • Work with weather team and news managers to develop and execute comprehensive weather coverage plans.
  • Enterprise weathercasts and weather stories in line with KOBs Stands 4 New Mexico brand.
  • Report for special projects or other duties as assigned.
  • Participate in promotional activities and public appearances.
  • Maintain appropriate and strict standards regarding wardrobe, hair, cosmetics and grooming as directed by management.

Requirements:

Qualification:

  • Bachelors degree in Meteorology, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.
  • AMS seal or the CBM from the American Meteorological Society is preferred.
  • Experience with computer graphics and radar.
  • Excellent weather and news judgment.
  • Critical thinking, quick and effective decision making and live ad-libbing skills are a must.
  • Ability to work well under pressure while meeting daily assigned deadlines.
  • Must be flexible to work any assigned shift including nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Demo reel or online portfolio required.
  • Must have a valid drivers license and safe driving history as determined by the Company. Driving record will be checked and a background.

Physical Requirements:
Manual dexterity and fine motor skills to manipulate computer keys and general office equipment (telephone, copier, etc.). Sit and/or stand for extended periods of time. Average pushing and pulling, bending and stooping. The Company may make reasonable accommodations to facilitate the ability to perform essential job functions.

Contact:

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