METEOROLOGIST (P/T) – KWCH

KWCH

Description

About Gray Television:

Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households.

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

About KWCH:

If you love weather, you’re going to love KWCH-TV in Wichita, Kansas! Nestled in the heart of tornado alley, Wichita is a true four season city. Our massive statewide coverage area means it could be snowing in one part of the viewing area and sunny and 60 degrees in another. We are the number one rated television station where weather matters every single day! You’ll be working with a talented team to grow your skills and prepare, protect and inform our viewers on
all platforms.

Job Summary/Description:  

We are looking for a weekend/weekday meteorologist for our #1 rated newscasts Besides being a solid meteorologist who knows the science, you have to be a storyteller and not a data dumper. You’ll have the latest technology to use with Max Reality 3D graphics. If you have the skills, the drive and are one of the biggest reasons viewers watch your station now, we want to hear from you!

Primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

– Produce and present multiple weather reports for newscasts and digital platforms.
– Can articulate and identify the big weather story to help drive content decisions.
– Ability to showcasing nuisance weather and the understanding of how it’s just as impactful to viewers.
– Use social media to engage viewers and provide updated forecasts and impact graphics.
– Work with producers to develop a daily weather plan.
– Coordinate with weather and news team for comprehensive severe weather coverage.
– Available for breaking and severe weather events as needed.
– Participate in promotional and station events.

Qualifications/Requirements:

– At least two years experience required; four or more preferred.
– CBM/NWA certifications ideal, but will work with you to obtain.
– Experience with severe weather essential and ability to handle continuous coverage when necessary.
– Knowledge of WSI (The Weather Company) MAX applications helpful.
– Ability to multi-task in a high pace environment across multiple channels and platforms.
– Ability to forecast weather in a DMA that has a vast array of weather, sometimes all at the same time.
– Ability to multi-task in a high pace environment across multiple channels and platforms.
– Ability to forecast weather in a DMA that has a vast array of weather, sometimes all at the same time.
– Can easily ad-lib; knows how to transition from humor and lighter comments to urgent weather delivery.
– A team player that is innovative in their daily storytelling.

Qualified, interested applicants may go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopening, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, cover letter and references

Additional Info:

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.

Qualifications

Behaviors

Preferred

Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

To apply for this job please visit recruiting.ultipro.com.