Weather Executive Producer

WRAL-TV

Posted Dec. 5, 2017

Location: Raleigh, N.C.
Job status: Full-time
Salary: DOE

Meteorologist needed to produce industry-leading live and taped weathercasts for television, radio, web, and social.

Individual will work closely with on-air meteorologists to enhance television presentation. This will entail creating graphics, coordinating graphics across shifts, communicating with News and other departments, working with vendors, training meteorologists on latest computer upgrades, etc.  

Duties include maintaining top-notch weather web page and social media accounts. Will work closely with web content and technical teams, assisting with troubleshooting for website and apps, and making recommendations for technology and content that improves weather offerings on digital platforms.  There will be occasional on air responsibilities, requiring polished presentation skills and ad lib capabilities.  

Must have exceptional communication skills, show strong news judgment, and exhibit a sense of urgency. Need to be proficient at scheduling, writing reviews, evaluating analytics, coordinating projects, and planning.  

An AMS seal, experience with Doppler radar, exposure to WSI and Baron’s equipment, internet proficiency, familiarity with ENPS computer system, and knowledge of North Carolina are preferred.

Strong forecasting and communication skills; five years of television experience; and four year college degree in Meteorology are required.

A pre-employment drug screening is required. All candidates must apply online at http://www.capitolbroadcasting.com/careers/. EOE M/F All Capitol Broadcasting Company properties are tobacco free. Capitol Broadcasting Company participates in E-Verify.

People come to WRAL-TV and they stay. Why? We’re family. We do what other stations don’t and we like turning the broadcasting world on its ear. We have extraordinary expectations of each other and accept nothing short of excellence. Meshing with our standout team is as important as your skills. We’re locally-owned by Capitol Broadcasting Company, a pioneering, stable, community advocate, do the right thing company that offers some of the best benefits in the business.

Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc. is a diversified communications company which owns and/or operates WRAL-TV, WRAL Digital, WRAZ-TV, WRAZ Digital, WRAL-FM, WRAL-HD2, WCMC-FM, WCMC-HD1, WDNC-AM, WCMC-HD2, WCMC-HD3, WCLY-AM, WCMC-HD4, Microspace, CBC New Media Group and Wolfpack Sports Properties (a joint venture with Learfield) in Raleigh, NC; WILM-TV, WILT-LD and Sunrise Broadcasting in Wilmington, NC; The Durham Bulls Baseball Club, Bull City Hospitality and Bull Durham Beer Co., and the American Underground startup hub in Durham, NC; and real estate interests including the American Tobacco Historic District in Durham, NC, and Rocky Mount Mills in Rocky Mount, NC.

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