Weekend Meteorologist / Reporter

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KTVO is looking for a Weekend Meteorologist/Reporter. You will present the weather forecast for the weekend news and report 3 days a week.

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
  • Conducting live shots and reporting from community events and in breaking news
As a reporter , you will need the skills to tell memorable stories. We value visual and compelling storytelling. We're looking for someone with sharp news judgment, strong writing and excellent storytelling skills, and the ability to work well with others. You must have excellent time management skills. The ability to demonstrate experience with active and visual live shots is required

Your responsibilities will include:
  • Pitching story ideas
  • Developing contacts and reporting 3 days a week
  • Producing content on a variety of platforms including, internet, social networking sites, and mobile phones, in addition to television
This is an entry-level position - previous on-air experience presenting weather and news information is preferred.

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

Job Location Ottumwa, Iowa, United States
Company Location HR.KTVO, IA.Ottumwa-Kirksville.Ottumwa.IA
Position Type Full-Time/Regular


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