Weekend Meteorologist

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WPDE ABC 15 is looking for a Weekend Meteorologist! You will present the weather forecast for the weekend morning news. Duties the other three days a week include but are not limited to: reporting weather stories in studio, reporting on live weather in the field, and creating digital weather content for the station sites as well as your own.

As a Meteorologist, you will be responsible for the content of the weather cast 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 utilize social media during severe weather, 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 to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situations, doing live shots and reporting from community events and in breaking news.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Degree in meteorology, preferably broadcast meteorology
  • Knowledge of WSI Max Reality
  • Experience in producing weather content for digital
  • At least 1-2 years as a weather broadcaster preferred
Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace!

Job Location Conway, South Carolina, United States
Company Location HR.WPDE/WWMB.Myrtle Beach.Conway.SC
Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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