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Weekend Meteorologist / Reporter

Company name
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.

Location
Harrisburg, PA, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Sciences, Scientist, Radio, Entertainment, Media, Tv

Posted on
Feb 06,2019

Valid Through
May 22,2019

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Weekend Meteorologist / Reporter

Tracking Code

12525

Job Description

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!

CBS21/WHP-TV, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, has an exciting opportunity for a Weekend Meteorologist/Reporter. You will present the weather forecast for the weekend news and report up to three (3) days a week.

We’re looking for a dynamic meteorologist that can own the weather story and keep viewers ahead of the next weather maker. You will be expected to utilize social media during severe weather, as well as write weather stories.

As a reporter, you will need the skills to tell memorable stories. We value visual and compelling storytelling. You will be expected to produce content on a variety of platforms including, internet, social networking sites, mobile phones, as well as television.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Forecast, produce, and present clear and concise forecasts - which tell a story and connect with viewers

Issue warnings and alerts, produce graphics and maps and report live during weather events

Develop content and graphics for on-air, web, and social media

Make public appearances on behalf of the station

Work with producers to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situations

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

REQUIREMENTS:

Pitch story ideas

Develop contacts

Report up to three (3) days a week

Demonstrate exceptional active and visual live shots

Produce content on a variety of platforms including, internet, social networking sites, and mobile phones, in addition to television

Excellent time management skills

Must have and maintain a valid driver's license and a good driving record

EXPERIENCE:

Sharp news judgment

Strong writing and excellent storytelling skills

The ability to work well with others

Must have 5-7 years of on-air experience

This is not an entry-level position – previous on-air experience presenting weather and news information is required.

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

Job Location

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States

Company Location

HR.WHP/WLYH.Harrisburg.Harrisburg.PA

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

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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