Senior Television Weather Broadcaster

AccuWeather’s Headquarters in State College has an opening for a Senior Television Weather Broadcaster.

 

Date posted

Oct. 14, 2020 12:00 am

Application deadline

Nov. 14, 2020 12:00 am

Organization

AccuWeather Headquarters in State College

Location

  • United States

Job description

COMPANY 

AccuWeather, recognized and documented as the most accurate source of weather forecasts and warnings in the world, has saved tens of thousands of lives, prevented hundreds of thousands of injuries and tens of billions of dollars in property damage. With global headquarters in State College, PA and other offices around the world, AccuWeather serves more than 1.5 billion people daily to help them plan their lives and get more out of their day through innovative digital media properties, such as AccuWeather.com and mobile, as well as AccuWeather for Business (AFB), radio, television, newspapers, and the 24/7 AccuWeather Network. 

 Additionally, AccuWeather produces and distributes news, weather content, and video for more than 180,000 third-party websites. Among AccuWeather’s many innovative and award-winning features free to the public are MinuteCast® Minute by Minute™ forecasts with Superior Accuracy™. Further, AccuWeather serves more than half of Fortune 500 companies and thousands of businesses globally.   

SUMMARY

The Senior Television Weather Broadcaster plays an extremely important role in AccuWeather’s mission of saving lives and property by providing accurate, detailed, impact-driven and informative weather forecasts to the millions of viewers of the AccuWeather Television Network. Driven by forecasts that are created by a consensus between the on-air team and operational forecasters, live and recorded segments filmed by AccuWeather’s on-air meteorologists cover all weather phenomena. The AccuWeather Network delivers “All Weather, All the Time” with coverage spanning before, during and after storms, as well as breaking news events and interest stories.

The Senior Television Weather Broadcaster will work at AccuWeather’s Headquarters in State College, Pennsylvania.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Works with AccuWeather Meteorologists, graphics designers and producers to prepare accurate on-camera video weather forecasts.
  • Using graphic tools provided, to assist in building of the weather shows to clearly tell a weather story. 
  • Uses creativity to tailor content and delivery based on individual client’s needs including length and delivery time. 
  • During each video, the Senior Television Broadcaster will adhere to company standards for on-air presentation, including the impacts of the weather on video viewers, timelines for events and special emphasis on severe weather. 
  • Occasional field and/or package reporting. 
  • The Senior Television Broadcaster must follow the clothing and appearance requirements outlined by the Image Consultant. 
  • Assists with the operational and strategic goals of AccuWeather’s social media initiatives. 
  • Adhere to all department policies. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in Meteorology is preferred; however, candidates with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications/Broadcasting will be considered. 
  • At least 7-10 years of weather-related broadcasting experience is preferred. 
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills are required. 
  • Ability to effectively communicate in the broadcast style is required.
  • Windows and MAC operating systems knowledge is required.
  • Regular and predictable attendance is required for this role.
  • Must be available to work weekends, evenings, holidays and overnights as required.

For more details

https://boards.greenhouse.io/accuweather/jobs/2296424