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Chief Meteorologist

Company name
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.

Location
Columbus, OH

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Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

WSYX/WTTE

, in Columbus, OH, is looking for a Chief Meteorologist to lead our weather team. As the Chief Meteorologist, you will be responsible for setting the direction of the department and for the weathercast both on-air and 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.

Responsibilities include:

Forecasting, producing and presenting clear and concise weather cast, 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 newscast producer to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situations

Doing live shots and reporting from community events and in breaking news

Skills:

An excellent communicator

A professional on-air presence

Possess a strong science background

Someone who can clearly explain the weather story, utilizing graphics and video, in a way that helps our audience prepare for various weather conditions

Experience:

A Bachelors degree in meteorology, atmospheric science, broadcast journalism or communications is required

Certified meteorologist is desired

Experience with Weather Central or similar weather graphics system is preferred

Previous on-air experience presenting weather is required

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

Job Location

Columbus, Ohio, United States

Company Location

HR.WSYX/WTTE.Columbus.Columbus.OH

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

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Company info

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.
Website : http://www.sbgi.net

Company Profile
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the country today. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides sales services to 87 television stations in 47 markets. Sinclair's television group reaches approximately 27.1% of US television households and includes FOX, ABC, MyTV, CW, CBS, NBC, MTN and Azteca affiliates. Sinclair, either directly or through its Ventures subsidiary, makes equity investments in strategic companies. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. was founded in 1986, went public in 1995 and is traded on the Nasdaq Exchange under the ticker symbol SBGI.

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