Meteorologist (WKBW-TV)

METEOROLOGIST

Primary Purpose

 WKBW-TV is looking for a Meteorologist for our newsroom.  The Meteorologist is responsible for analyzing meteorological data gathered by satellites and radar to prepare reports and forecasts for the public.

Key Activities

  • Interpret and analyze weather data to create local forecasts
  • Report information “live” in scheduled newscasts, during unscheduled cut-ins, on-line and on social media as needed
  • Develop graphics and presentation of weather information
  • Report on a variety of subjects and write stories for broadcasts and sweeps pieces
  • Participate in certain aspects of newscast anchoring including some copy delivery and interviewing
  • Participate in community outreach projects

Skills

Education & Experience/Certifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in meteorology
  • 1 to 3 years’ experience

Skills & Abilities

  • Thorough knowledge of weather data interpretation and forecasting
  • Ability to deliver weather information in a concise and understandable way
  • Ability to create computer generated graphics
  • Computer literate, including newsroom computer systems
  • Proficient at posting content to various platforms
  • Strong organizational, time management and problem-solving skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment

Work Environment

  • In Studio
  • In field for remote broadcasts, reporting

Please apply at www.scripps.com/careers

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 nation's 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 BounceGritEscape 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."