Raycom Media

Reporter/Meteorologist

ID
2017-7620
# of Openings
1
Department
News/Content
Employment Status
Regular Full-Time
Work Days
Weekends + weekdays
Work Hours
40

Job Overview

KCBD-TV, the number one television station in West Texas has a RARE OPPORTUNITY.   We are hiring a full-time Meteorologist to join our veteran weather team.

 

The successful applicant should be able to demonstrate his or her ability to energetically deliver an informative and compelling weather story, focusing on the DMA with particular attention to its largest population centers. Must be a social media expert who thrives during severe weather coverage. We are a hyper-local team that forecasts for lifestyle activities and events.

 

As our Weekend Meteorologist/Reporter (or Weather Anchor) you will deliver forecasts during our Saturday and Sunday evening newscasts. You should be very familiar with the major social media platforms and will interact daily with our viewers via social media, and especially during severe and other major weather events. You will contribute weather and science related content for the station's website. In addition, you may from time to time fill in on our other newscasts as well as deliver live reports from the field on breaking weather coverage. As a member of our number one weather team you will assist in creating high-quality, dynamic weathercasts, including prepping forecasts and creating graphics for yourself and other members of the weather team.

 

Preference will be given to a candidate who has:

A meteorology or similar degree, or is on an academic path to earn such a degree.

Experience as an on-air forecaster in a small market or university television station.

Experience with the WSI MAX weather system, or alternatively another television weather computer system.

The ability to work well with others and under pressure as well as tight deadlines.

and who can be on time for any shifts assigned, which may include days, nights, early mornings, and weekends.

 

Qualified applicants please apply online and attach your resume and link to your demo reel. No phone calls please.  Drug Screen and MVR check required.  EOE-M/F/D/V

 

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