Meteorologist - Weekend ABC6 News (KAAL - TV) Rochester, MN

The position of Meteorologist is responsible content of station weather casts on-air and on our digital platforms. This position issues warnings and alerts, produce graphics and maps and report live during weather events. Requisition # 24-1199

 

Date posted

June 7, 2024 9:30 am

Application deadline

July 7, 2024 5:00 pm

Organization

Hubbard Broadcasting

Location

  • United States

Job description

About Us
As an ABC6 News (KAAL-TV) employee, you're surrounded by opportunity while experiencing forward-thinking philosophy. You'll work among passionate, engaged professionals who work together to create the most entertaining content in Television and Digital platforms for our audience. Whether you're searching for a career On-Air, Behind-The-Scenes, or Marketing & Promotion, there's opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive within ABC6 News and Hubbard Broadcasting.
 
Job Overview
The position of Meteorologist is responsible content of station weather casts on-air and on our digital platforms. This position issues warnings and alerts, produce graphics and maps and report live during weather events.
 
Job Responsibilities
  • Forecast, produce and present clear and concise weather casts which tell a story and connect with viewers.
  • Effectively utilize social media, during severe weather and everyday situations, as well as write weather stories.
  • Work with producers and fellow meteorologists to determine relevant weather content in breaking news and everyday situations, doing live shots and reporting from community events.
  • Enterprise stories in line with our brand on a daily basis.
  • This position will use cameras, research sources and editing equipment.
  • Maintain professional standards regarding wardrobe, hair, cosmetics and grooming as required by position. 
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Meteorology, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.
  • An AMS seal or the CBM from the American Meteorological Society is preferred.
  • Experience with computer graphics and radar.
  • Excellent weather and news judgment.
  • Ability to think critically, quick and effective decision making and live ad-libbing.
  • Ability to work well under pressure while meeting daily assigned deadlines.
  • Must be flexible to work any assigned shift including nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Experience, shooting and editing in non-linear format.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and safe driving history as determined by the Company. Driving record will be checked and a background.
  • Demo reel or online portfolio required.

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