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Weekend Meteorologist

Company: Sinclair Broadcast Group
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: September 14, 2023

Job Description:

WWMT/CW7/wwmt.com is looking for a Weekend Meteorologist/MMJ--to present the weather forecast for the weekend news and report multiplatform weather stories during the week. As our Weekend Meteorologist/MMJ--you are responsible for the content of the weathercast on-air and on our digital platforms. The main day to day responsibilities of the role will include---

  • Forecasting, Producing and Presenting clear and concise weather casts, which tell a story and connect with viewers
  • Issue warnings and alerts, produce graphics and maps, and report live during weather events
  • Utilize social media during severe weather, as well as write weather stories
  • Make public appearances on behalf of the station
  • Pitching story ideas, developing contacts and reporting three--days a week
  • Work with producers to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situations What skills do you need to be successful in our role?
    • Ability to tell memorable and meaningful stories, we value visual and compelling storytelling
    • Ability to demonstrate experience with active and visual live shots
    • In depth knowledge of forecasting
    • Sharp news judgement and exceptional writing skills
    • Ability to multitask while meeting deadlines and prioritizing tasks
    • Bachelor's degree in Meteorology, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
    • 2 years' experience in weather presentation and reporting preferred While applying online, please include a link to your online demo reel. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

Keywords: Sinclair Broadcast Group, Kalamazoo , Weekend Meteorologist, Other , Kalamazoo, Michigan

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