METEOROLOGIST

WNYT-TV News Channel 13 is the award-winning NBC affiliate for New York State’s
Capital Region. 

WNYT-TV is a longtime market leader, and is committed to excellence
in all that it does. Whether it’s news broadcasts with hyper-local coverage, important
public service that deals powerfully with today’s issues, or, now more than ever, top
notch digital content, we reach our viewers and followers with important information in
the way they want to receive it. When you work for Hubbard Broadcasting and WNYT,
you will join a team of dedicated and passionate professionals, working hard every day
to improve our product and our community.

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 with an emphasis on
story-telling and viewer engagement. Effectively utilize social media during severe
weather and everyday situations. Write content and produce videos for digital platforms.
Work with producers and fellow meteorologists to determine relevant weather content in
breaking news and everyday situations. Report live from the field during weather and
community events. Break down the forecast into easy to understand segments with
focus on lifestyle and behavioral impacts. Maintain appropriate and strict standards
regarding wardrobe, hair, cosmetics and grooming as directed by management.

Qualification:
Bachelor's degree in Meteorology, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of
education and work related experience. Experience with weather forecasting software
programs, as well as NWS radar. Critical thinking, quick and effective decision making
and live ad-libbing. Ability to work well under pressure while meeting multiple daily
assigned deadlines. Flexibility to work any assigned shift including nights, weekends,
and holidays is essential. 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,

To apply for this job please visit Medialine.com

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