Employer: WGAL-TV Job Posted: 2/3/2020
Location: Lancaster, PA Job Status: Full Time

Job Description:

WGAL, the Hearst Television NBC affiliate in Lancaster, PA, is looking for a high energy, highly skilled meteorologist who knows the science and can tell a relatable weather story. The successful candidate must have a passion for severe weather and the ability to sustain superior continuous coverage for long periods of time on all platforms. This next team member will be an accurate forecaster, keep our viewers and employees safe, convey appropriate tone, summarize complicated information, and stay cool under pressure. The ideal candidate embraces new technology and is willing to explore new ways to present the weather story.

Job Responsibilities:

• Inform our viewers with accurate, compelling and understandable weather forecasts
• Provide urgent, immediate weather information before and during severe weather events
• Daily updates on all digital platforms including social media
• Convey a positive brand image for the station in the community at all times and on all platforms
• Be able to simultaneously provide content on television and our digital/social platforms
• Be deployed in the field during weather events to report
• Make public appearances

Qualifications Requirements:

• In-depth knowledge of weather science and forecasting
• Proven on-air experience in handling breaking news and severe weather coverage
• Dynamic on-air presence with a conversational weather presentation
• Proficient in using WSI graphics and technology
• Strong organizational skills
• Ability to do live field reporting on weather and other topics
• Participates in promotional activities and public appearances, including emceeing large events
• Valid driver’s license with a good driving record
• Flexibility to work any shift

Experience Requirements:

• Previous on-air experience required


• Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Meteorology or related field
• CBM and/or AMS seal preferred
• Military training and experience will be considered

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