Meteorologist - Louisville - job 636173

Tegna

Date: 02/23/2021

City: Louisville, Kentucky

Employment type: Full-time

WHAS11 in Louisville, KY is looking for a dynamic and engaging meteorologist to join our passionate Wake Up team. This position is responsible for preparing and delivering accurate weather reports on-air and online in a conversational manner. The key responsibility is the ability to gather and analyze information and alert our audiences about what's going to happen with weather in their community.


We are looking for a team player who can help with every aspect of meteorology, from forecasting, to preparing graphics, to reporting in the field, you will be an integral part of severe weather coverage, and reaching our consumers not only on TV, but online and on social media. The ideal candidate embraces new technology and is willing to explore new ways to present the weather story.


As a central member to the Wake-Up team, the ideal candidate is a team player who participates in brainstorming and planning for future shows, including important weather events and explainers.


RESPONSIBILITIES



  • Provide accurate and compelling weather forecasts in a multi-platform environment

  • Prepare and deliver severe weather updates, interrupting regular programming as necessary.

  • Produce clean, creative and informative graphics to tell the weather story

  • Fill in on other shifts when necessary.

  • Write and report from the field or inside the newsroom

  • Update website and interact with viewers on social media platforms daily

  • Perform special projects and other duties as assigned.

  • Make public appearances

  • Effectively and positively reflect the station in the community at all times


REQUIREMENTS



  • College degree in Meteorology, Geoscience or Atmospheric Science.

  • 2-3 years' on-air meteorology experience required

  • Be proficient at posting content to various websites and social media; computer literacy required, including weather and newsroom computer systems


About TEGNA


TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 63 television stations in 51 U.S. markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 network affiliates in the top 25 markets among independent station groups, reaching approximately 39 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks True Crime Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, digital and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA's OTT advertising service. For more information, visit URL blocked - click to apply.


TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.


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