WNEM, a Meredith Corporation TV station, is recruiting for a Meteorologist. The Meteorologist will analyze data from Weather data provider, NWS, Radar and Internet to develop and present accurate weathercasts which are consistent with themission of the First Warn 5 weather image, overall station mission and branding and are also appealing to a mass audience on all platforms. Develop weathercasts to attract the largest available audience. Meets various digital and social media deadlines during each shift. Performs public appearances as directed by station management.
Essential Job Functions
60%-Prepares and presents lively, accurate, hyper local and visually compelling weathercasts on all platforms including TV, digital and social media - consistent with the station's First Warn 5 brand.
35%-Prepares customized and highly local weather forecasts on all platforms including partner radio stations
5%-Other duties as assigned including public appearances. Requirements (Experience, Education, Etc.):
All must be met to be considered.
Education: College degree in Meteorology
Experience: Experience as a broadcast meteorologist at a commercial television station preferred.
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: AMS or NWA seal required. Knowledge of weather, complex computer-driven weather production systems and weather patterns for Mid-Michigan. Strong communication skills. Strong planning and organizational skills. Must know how to interact with anchors, producers and reporters. Must know how to adlib an effective weather story using maps, radar and other visuals. Must be flexible and willing to work unexpected hours for severe weather.How to apply:
Persons interested in submitting an application for the position identified, should visit the Career Center at Meredith.com
Equal Opportunity Employer