Chief Meteorologist (8093)
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KTUL is looking for a Chief Meteorologist. You will present the weather forecast for the evening newscasts on weekdays.
As Chief Meteorologist, you will be responsible for the content of KTUL weather casts on-air and on our digital platforms. You will issue warnings and alerts, produce graphics and maps, and report live during weather events. You must be able to effectively utilize social media, during severe weather but also on sunny days, as well as write weather stories. Duties include forecasting, producing and presenting clear and concise weather casts- which tell a story and connect with viewers, developing content and graphics for on-air, web and social media, making public appearances on behalf of the station, working with producers and fellow meteorologists to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situations, doing live shots and reporting from community events and in breaking news.
In this role, you will be responsible for scheduling and evaluating the weather staff and providing feedback and guidance to keep our weather product dynamic and in-tune with the station's strategic goals. We're looking for a thoughtful, aggressive meteorologist who's a proven storyteller and communicator on TV and across our digital and social media platforms. Proven experience covering tornadoes and working with storm chasers is a plus.
This is not an entry-level position – previous on-air experience presenting weather and news information is required.
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