Sinclair Broadcast Group

Weekend Meteorologist

2 weeks agoBristol, TN

WCYB-TV in the beautiful Mountain Empire region of Northeast Tennessee/Southwest Virginia is looking for a Meteorologist to present the weather forecast for our weekend morning newscasts and to assist our weather team, as needed, during the week. As our Meteorologist, you are responsible for the content of the weathercast on-air and on our digital and social media platforms.

The main day-to-day responsibilities will include the following:

  • Forecasting, producing, and presenting clear and easy-to-understand weathercasts, which tell a story and connect with our viewers
  • Issue warnings and alerts, produce graphics and maps, and live reporting during severe weather events
  • Utilize social media during severe weather, as well as write weather stories on multiple platforms
  • Make public appearances on behalf of the station
  • Work with producers to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situations
  • Assist with producing weather content on our website and digital media platforms
To be successful in this role:
  • Understanding of weather and news content management systems, such as WSI Max, Live Wire, and I-News
  • Calm under pressure when there is severe weather
  • Ability to relate weather to people's everyday lives
  • An active participant on social media and digital platforms
  • Flexibility with scheduling to cover severe and disruptive weather conditions
  • Demonstrated ability of live broadcast capabilities in-studio, on location, and with a mobile storm tracking vehicle
While applying online, please include a link to your online demo reel.

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're at the forefront of NextGen technology, enabling innovative new ways to engage with broadcast content like never before. 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): Bristol, VA, USA
Job ID: sinclair-8277

Perks and Benefits

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

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