Sinclair Broadcast Group

Meteorologist/Weather Producer/Multimedia Journalist

2 months agoSalt Lake City, UT

Do you love weather? Do you love sharing stories about how weather effects our communities, including how it impacts our changing climate? KUTV seeks a Meteorologist/Producer/Multimedia Journalist (MMJ) to join our weather team. We are looking for someone who can forecast our changing weather, produce weather graphics on television, digital and social media, and cover weather-related stories. Utah is currently experiencing a long-term drought, which has led to challenges for the Great Salt Lake and for our winter sports industry. We want someone who is hungry to share those stories.

The successful candidate must have great organization and time management skills in order to make deadlines on time. Your responsibilities will include reporting, shooting and editing. You will be expected to produce content on a variety of platforms including our website and social networking sites, in addition to television.

Qualifications

• Must have good writing skills and must be able to work well under strict deadline pressure

• The successful candidate will have experience forecasting and presenting weathercasts

• A degree in meteorology, climatology, or atmospheric science is required along with skills in the operation of computerized weather presentation systems, especially WSI

• Bachelor's degree in meteorology or related field

• Proven ability to write news copy and report

Responsibilities

• This is dual role position that includes producing and anchoring weathercasts, special weather programs and webcasts, contributing to the station website, and serving as a multimedia reporter for science-related news coverage

• Successful candidates will have a demonstrated ability to report, shoot video, edit video, post web stories/pictures/video from both the field and television station

• Duties of this job include live reporting, creative shooting, writing, editing and posting of news stories, both hard news and features

• Maintain an active social media presence to build your brand and solicit original story ideas

• Others duties as assigned

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

About Us

Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!

About the Team

The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let's talk.

Client-provided location(s): Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Job ID: sinclair-7092

Perks and Benefits

  • Professional Development
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Promote From Within
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Leadership Training Program
  • Vacation and Time Off
    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Leave of Absence
  • Office Life and Perks
    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Snacks
    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Company Outings
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
    • Holiday Events
  • Health and Wellness
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • HSA
    • Wellness Program
    • Mental Health Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
  • Financial and Retirement
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • Performance Bonus

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