KCEN-TV has an immediate opening for a Meteorologist. The right candidate will have strong communication skills, an engaging personality, and a love of weather forecasting. You must have a passion for winning severe weather and telling a compelling weather story with creative graphics even on a hot Texas day. You'll have to thrive in a competitive environment and love wall-to-wall weather coverage. This is not just an on-air job. You'll be responsible for engaging our viewers on all of our digital and social media platforms as well. The applicant needs to embrace new technology and be willing to explore new ways to present the weather story.
Provide accurate weather forecasts using the latest weather technology in a multi-platform environment
Write, edit, and report on weather and/or news from the field or inside the newsroom
Produce clean and informative graphics to tell the weather story
Update website and social media platforms as necessary
Make public appearances
Effectively and positively reflect the station in the community at all times
Bachelor degree in Meteorology or Atmospheric Science required.
Minimum of one - three years of on-air experience as a Broadcast Meteorologist
Applicants should have, or be qualified to apply for, the AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist or the AMS Seal
Demonstrated ability to post forecasts, graphics, etc. to various digital media platforms
Be available to work a flexible schedule and fill-in when necessary
Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines in a fast paced and deadline driven environment