Weekend Meteorologist/Digital MMJ

New Orleans, LA
Posted: 2020-06-05

Description:

Its fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they are doing!
WGNO-TV in New Orleans, Louisiana is looking for a Weekend Meteorologist and Digital Weather Reporter with a track record of covering breaking weather, precision forecasting and confidently communicating on social media. 

Responsibilities:

Experience:
• Minimum of 1 to 2 years of experience with on-camera weather presentation preferred.
Requirements:
 
Youll immediately become part of our weather team with a focus on producing and anchoring on-air weather reports plus sharable, weather-centric content designed to drive our digital platforms. This position requires strong digital and social savvy skills as youll be responsible for producing regular content to our website, app and social media accounts.
 
• Research, write, produce and present weather content for all WGNO on-air, digital and social media platforms
• Respond to breaking and/or severe weather events as required to produce content for on air, social media and digital platforms.
• Work closely with the weather team to support and extend comprehensive weather coverage on our digital platforms, social media, and on-air.
• Interact with our audience on station-branded digital and social media accounts.
• Participate in promotional activities including public appearances as needed.

Requirements:

Requirements & Skills:
• Strong understanding of the field of Meteorology and a proven track record of accurate forecasting.
• Bachelors degree in Meteorology, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
• Strong command of social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram).
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Ability to shoot video and perform non-linear editing a plus.
• Valid drivers license with a good driving record required.
• Flexibility to work any shift.

Contact:

Apply online at: https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar
Apply Online URL:
https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/nexstar/job/LA-MetairieOne-Galleria-Blvd-WGNOWNOL/Meteorologist--NE-_REQ-2930
Job Req #:
REQ-2930

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