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Meteorologist I

Company: Nexstar Media Group
Location: Rochester
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

WROC-TV8, a CBS Affiliate, seeks an experienced and credible Weekend Meteorologist to forecast weather conditions. Produces and anchors weather reports for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Produces and presents weather reports for all platforms.
  • Ensures all content meets standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
  • Writes and delivers weather stories in a clear and concise manner.
  • Assists in writing, copy editing, researching, and coordinating weather programming.
  • Responds to breaking and/or severe weather events and other urgent newsrooms situations as required.
  • Writes and reports live and recorded news stories as required.
  • Participates in promotional activities including public appearances.
  • Writes web stories detailing the local forecast on a daily basis.
  • Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.
  • Ensures station compliance with rules and regulations applicable to FCC, local, state, and federal laws.
  • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Meteorology.
  • Minimum three years' experience in weather reporting and anchoring preferred.
  • Minimum two years on-air experience with superior on-air presence.
  • Proficient with Weather Central.
  • Strong understanding of Meteorology and a proven track record of forecasting lake effect snow.
  • AMS Certification preferred.
  • Fluency in English; excellent communication skills, both oral and written, with the ability to ad lib.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Flexibility to work any shift.

Keywords: Nexstar Media Group, Rochester , Meteorologist I, Other , Rochester, New York

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