Meteorologist (WNYT-TV)

Requisition #:  19-1520 - Meteorologist

About Us:  WNYT-TV News Channel 13 is the award-winning NBC affiliate for New York State’s Capital Region. WNYT-TV is a longtime market leader, and is committed to excellence in all that it does. Whether it’s news broadcasts with hyper-local coverage, important public service that deals powerfully with today’s issues, or, now more than ever, top notch digital content, we reach our viewers and followers with important information in the way they want to receive it. When you work for Hubbard Broadcasting and WNYT, you will join a team of dedicated and passionate professionals, working hard every day to improve our product and our community.

Job Overview:  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.

Job Responsibilities:

Forecast, produce and present clear and concise weather casts which tell a story and connect with viewers. Effectively utilize social media, during severe weather and everyday situations, as well as write weather stories. Work with producers and fellow meteorologists to determine relevant weather content in breaking news and everyday situations, doing live shots and reporting from community events. Enterprise stories in line with our brand on a daily basis. This position will use cameras, research sources and editing equipment Maintain appropriate and strict standards regarding wardrobe, hair, cosmetics and grooming as directed by management.

Qualification:

Bachelor's degree in Meteorology, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience. An AMS seal or the CBM from the American Meteorological Society is preferred Experience with computer graphics and radar Excellent weather and news judgment. Ability critical thinking, quick and effective decision making and live ad-libbing. Ability to work well under pressu re while meeting daily assigned deadlines. Must be flexible to work any assigned shift including nights, weekends, and holidays. Experience, shooting and editing in non-linear format. Demo reel or online portfolio required,

EEO Statement:          We are an equal opportunity employer.