Meteorologist (Weekend)

Job Description
KXII News 12, the weather leader in the Texoma region, is looking to add a fourth meteorologist to the market's most experienced weather team. The right candidate will have a combination of broadcast, digital, and technological expertise to tell weather stories on a variety of platforms. This meteorologist will work behind the scenes designing weather graphics for on-air, our website and apps, and social media, serve as the department's primary talent for digital and social media, as well as fill in on the air as needed. This is a full-time position based out of our studios in Sherman, Texas, located between Dallas and Oklahoma City in the heart of "Tornado Alley". Hours and days worked will vary week to week.
 
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
?Fill in on the air in newscasts as needed (including weekends and holidays)
?Serve as secondary meteorologist to assist chief in severe weather situations
?Serve as primary talent for digital video forecasts and live broadcasts
?Design weather graphics for the department with an emphasis on "lifestyle forecasting"
?Produce weather graphics and information to regularly update our website, apps, and social media platforms
?Occasionally report live on weather conditions
?Occasionally report on weather-related events and topics
?Perform other newsroom duties as assigned by the news director which may include monitoring emergency scanner traffic, occasionally shooting spot or breaking news, and posting additional content to station's website and apps
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
?Bachelor's degree or higher in Meteorology or Atmospheric Sciences
?Some on air experience, either professionally or in college, required (*must send link to demo reel for consideration)
?Some reporting experience, either professionally or in college, preferred (*please include link to demo reel if you have one)
?Expertise in weather graphics software
?Expertise in digital forecasting and social media
?Ability to shoot, edit, and write material for broadcast and digital properties
 
Must commit to Gray Television’s drug free workplace policy and must pass pre-employment drug screening and MVR check.  KXII is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.  To apply click on the link below:
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