Meteorologist, Reporter

The Meteorologist/Multimedia
Journalist collects, analyzes and presents facts about newsworthy events
by interview, investigation or observation, and forecasts weather conditions,
produces and anchors weather reports for all platforms in a manner that is
clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.

Vacancy Type:
Full Time
Date Posted:
8/8/2017
Closing Date:
9/8/2017
City:
Clarksburg – 26301
State:
West Virginia
Experience:Essential Duties &
Responsibilities:

Reports news stories for broadcast, describing the background and details of events.

Arranges interviews with people who can provide information about stories.

Reviews copy and corrects errors in content, grammar and punctuation, following prescribed
editorial style and formatting guidelines.

Reviews and evaluates notes taken about event aspects in order to isolate pertinent facts and
details.

Determines a story’s emphasis, length and format, and organizes material accordingly.

Researches and analyzes background information related to news stories in order to be able to
provide complete and accurate information.

Gathers information about events through research, interviews, experience or attendance at
political, news, sports, artistic, social or other functions.

Pitches stories to news managers and news producers which are relevant to the local community.

Receives assignments and evaluates leads and tips to develop story ideas.

Discusses issues with producers and/or news managers to establish priorities or positions.

Checks reference materials such as books, news files or public records to obtain relevant facts.

Revises work to meet editorial approval or to fit time requirements.

Shoots and edits news events and news reports.

Produces and presents reports for all platforms.

Responds to breaking and/or severe weather events and other urgent newsrooms situations as required.

Works closely with the weather team to develop comprehensive weather coverage.

Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.

Writes stories for the web and other eMedia platforms.

Interacts withviewers/users on social media sites.

Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.

 

 

 

 

 

Requirements:

Requirements & Skills·
Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of
education and work-related experience.

Fluency in English.

Excellent communication skills, both oral and
written with the ability to ad lib
when required.

Additional Information:
Must apply on line.
Contact:
Apply online at: https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/JobSearch/viewAll
Job Req #:
5938

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