Meteorologist/ Weather Producer

  • Available:08/01/2014
  • Department: Weather
  • Hiring Manager: Alex Liggitt

Make your mark in Broadcasting. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc is one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the nation, programming 167 stations located in 77 geographically diverse markets after pending transactions. Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believes in a vision and is dedicated to making Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc a communications powerhouse.

We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

Candidate should have 3 years of experience in TV weather, be proficient with weather graphics systems (Weather Central and Barons preferred), able to multitask in order to update multiple platforms such as the web and social media, must have excellent writing ability to easily explain complex subject matter, be able to work under the pressure of deadlines, and have experience with everything from severe weather to snowstorm coverage. Additional experience with radio forecasting would be a plus.

Duties:

-Responsibilities would be split between behind the scenes/producing work and on-air work

-Primary TV broadcasts include 5p-6:30p and 10p with the potential for additional coverage

-May occasionally work the entire NC8 afternoon/evening shift due to vacation, illness, etc

-Update the website, including blogs, social media and video forecasts

-Help produce for the weather segment on ABC 7 News at 11pm

-Occasionally will be asked to participate in public events for the station

Key Qualifications:

Requirements:

-Bachelor’s Degree in Meteorology from a four-year college or university

-3 years of experience in broadcast meteorology

 

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

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Before applying for this position, you should know a few things about working on this team:

  • You will be joining a specialty media company with very powerful and positive buzz in the marketplace.
  • If you like a fast paced environment with lots of opportunities to grow your capabilities and career and would like to help establish a groundbreaking new media company, we may be the perfect place for you.

Application Procedure:

Send resume to hr@wjla.com

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Send resume to Human Resources Department,
1100 Wilson Blvd. Arlington, VA 22209
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Equal Opportunity

It is the Station's policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national, origin, sex, or other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law, in all personnel actions including recruitment, evaluation, selection, promotion, compensation, training and termination. Also it is the Station's policy to promote the realization of equal employment opportunity through a positive, continuing program of specific practices designed to ensure the full realization of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex and any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.