Weekend Meteorologist / Reporter

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CBS21/WHP-TV, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, has an exciting opportunity for a Weekend Meteorologist/Reporter. You will present the weather forecast for the weekend news and report up to three (3) days a week.

We're looking for a dynamic meteorologist that can own the weather story and keep viewers ahead of the next weather maker. You will be expected to utilize social media during severe weather, as well as write weather stories.

As a reporter, you will need the skills to tell memorable stories. We value visual and compelling storytelling. You will be expected to produce content on a variety of platforms including, internet, social networking sites, mobile phones, as well as television.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Forecast, produce, and present clear and concise forecasts - which tell a story and connect with viewers
  • Issue warnings and alerts, produce graphics and maps and report live during weather events
  • Develop content and graphics for on-air, web, and social media
  • Make public appearances on behalf of the station
  • Work with producers to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situations
  • Conduct live shots and reporting from community events and in breaking news
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Pitch story ideas
  • Develop contacts
  • Report up to three (3) days a week
  • Demonstrate exceptional active and visual live shots
  • Produce content on a variety of platforms including, internet, social networking sites, and mobile phones, in addition to television
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver's license and a good driving record
EXPERIENCE:
  • Sharp news judgment
  • Strong writing and excellent storytelling skills
  • The ability to work well with others
  • Must have 5-7 years of on-air experience
This is not an entry-level position - previous on-air experience presenting weather and news information is required.

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

Job Location Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Company Location HR.WHP/WLYH.Harrisburg.Harrisburg.PA
Position Type Full-Time/Regular


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