KPNX-TV in Phoenix, AZ is looking for a dynamic and engaging M eteorologist.
This candidate must have a passion for telling a compelling weather story even on extremely hot days. We are looking for a team player who can help out with every aspect of meteorology, from forecasting, to preparing graphics, to reporting in the field, being an integral part of good weather coverage and reaching our consumers not only on TV, but online and on social media. The applicant needs to embrace technology and be willing to explore new ways to present the weather story. You must also understand the importance of community involvement. This position is responsible for preparing and delivering accurate weather reports for newscasts, webcasts and social media. But it’s more than just numbers and graphics. The right candidate is a weather storyteller. Great with the science and great with our viewers. The best fit for us will already understand and embrace the significance of having a strong weather presence on social media and possess a multi-platform approach to weather coverage.
Research, prepare and deliver daily weather content utilizing all available weather data, graphics computers and radars.
Prepare and deliver weather updates, interrupting regular programming as necessary.
Prepare and update all weather content over multiple platforms including web and social media.
Must be flexible and adaptable to fill in on other shifts as needed.
Four-year college degree in Meteorology, Geoscience or Atmospheric Science.
A minimum of 3 years’ on-air meteorology experience required
Knowledge of WSI and WeatherBug equipment preferred. Be proficient at posting content to various websites and social media; computer literacy required, including weather and newsroom computer systems.
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