AM Anchor-MMJ-Meteorologist-CW61, JR022676

Phoenix, AZ
Posted: 2019-12-24


The CW61 Arizona, in Phoenix, is seeking a talented Anchor and Meteorologist to join our morning team. The morning Anchor and Meteorologist has dual responsibilities for preparing and delivering news reports and for preparing and delivering accurate weather report our newscasts. Candidates must have a strong anchor presence and the ability to deliver copy clearly and with authority. Good live skills are a must.

About Scripps

The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of television, radio, and digital media brands. With 33 television stations, Scripps is one of the nations largest independent TV station owners. Scripps runs an expanding collection of local and national journalism and content businesses, including Newsy, the next-generation national news network; podcast industry leader Midroll Media; and fast-growing national broadcast networks Bounce, Grit, Escape and Laff. Scripps produces original programming including "Pickler & Ben," runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, "Give light and the people will find their own way."

As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.


  • Co-anchor the morning newscast, Monday through Friday
  • Gather and write news content for multiple platforms, including posting stories on the Internet.
  • Report live on location from various news events.
  • Research and develop news stories.
  • Prepare and deliver daily weathercasts utilizing all available weather data and graphics computers.
  • Prepare and deliver urgent weather updates, interrupting regular programming as necessary.
  • Prepare and deliver all weathercast materials over a variety of mediums, including, but not limited to: TV, Radio, Internet, and Social Media. 
  • Assist management in evaluation of potential new weather data gathering and presentation computers.
  • Perform various community service activities for station, including performing as master of ceremonies for public service events and as host/hostess for station events.
  • Periodically required to drive personal or company vehicle to cover various assignments.
  • Perform other duties as needed and assigned.


Skills and Abilities

  • Computer literacy required, including weather and newsroom computer systems.
  • Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment.
  • Knowledge of Final Cut Pro editing systems, or similar editing equipment.
  • Strong broadcast and AP style writing skills.
  • Proficient at posting content to various websites.
  • Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in broadcast, journalism or other related field preferred.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and good driving record.
  • The meteorologist must have NWS and/or AMS seal within three years.

Additional Requirements: Please include a link to your reel on your resume to be considered.


If interested in this opportunity, please apply online at

Candidates offered a position of employment must successfully pass a drug and background screen.


Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer