WJAC-TV Weekend Meteorologist / Reporter

WJAC-TV Weekend Meteorologist / Reporter

WJAC-TV is looking for a Weekend Meteorologist/Reporter. You will present the weather forecast for the weekend news and report 3 days a week.

Vacancy Type:
Full Time

Date Posted:

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As a meteorologist, you will be responsible for the content of the weather cast on-air and on our digital platforms. You will issue warnings and alerts, produce graphics and maps, and report live during weather events. You must be able to utilize social media during severe weather, as well as write weather stories. You will fill-in as needed for the other meteorologists on the team.

Duties include:

·         Forecast, produce, and present clear and concise weather casts- which tell a story and connect with viewers

·         Develop content and graphics for on-air, web and social media, making public appearances on behalf of the station

·         Work with producers to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situations

·         Conduct live shots and reporting from community events and in breaking news


As a reporter, you will need the skills to tell memorable stories. We value visual and compelling storytelling. We're looking for someone with sharp news judgment, strong writing and excellent storytelling skills, and the ability to work well with others. The ability to demonstrate experience with active and visual live shots is required. You must have excellent time management skills.

Your responsibilities will include:

·         Pitch story ideas

·         Develop contacts, and reporting 3 days a week

·         Produce content on a variety of platforms including, internet, social networking sites, and mobile phones, in addition to television


This is not an entry-level position – previous on-air experience presenting weather and news information is required. Candidates with extensive or practical broadcast experience at the college level will be considered.

A link or sample of on-air experience must be included in the application.

Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.
Please apply online by going to: http://sbgi.net/sbgi-careers/


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