Weekend Meteorologist/MMJ

WNCT-TV Nexstar Media Group

Posted Dec. 23, 2017

Location: Greenville, N.C.

Job status: Full-time

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
•Produces and presents weather reports for all platforms.
•Ensures that all weather content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
•Writes and delivers weather stories in a clear and concise manner.
•Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating weather programming and other content.
•Responds to breaking and/or severe weather events and other urgent newsroom situations as required.
•Works closely with the weather team to develop comprehensive weather coverage.
•Participates in promotional activities including public appearances.
•Writes web stories detailing the local forecast on a daily basis.
•Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.
•Shoot, write, and edit stories as needed for newscasts.

Requirements & Skills:
•Bachelor's degree in Meteorology, or related field.
•Fluency in English.
•Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required.
•Superior on-air presence.
•Experience guiding, directing, and motivating others.
•Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor, or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills.
•Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines, and other office equipment.
•Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
•Strong understanding of the field of Meteorology and a proven track record of forecasting.
•Valid driver's license with a good driving record.
•Flexibility to work any shift.