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Anchor, Weather - On Call

Anchor, Weather - On Call

Job ID 
2017-46172
Location 
US-CA-Sacramento
Category 
News Operations
Posted Date 
8/18/2017

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Overview

JOB TITLE: FREELANCE (Per Diem) WEATHERCASTER

DEPARTMENT: KTXL - NEWS

REPORTS TO: Executive Producer

Responsibilities

Responsible for reporting weather and environmental stories during FOX40 newscasts, on our digital and social media platforms and during breaking news. Must be adept at adlibbing information conversationally and delivering unscripted material in a compelling story telling style.

Qualifications

Candidate must have undergraduate degree or equivalent related experience. Prefer individual who has either (A) reported on regularly scheduled news broadcasts on a commercial or public television station or on a radio station, (B) worked as an on-air television professional for commercial broadcasts – news or otherwise with considerable experience weathercasting, hosting and presenting. Must be able to adlib news stories related to weather and the environment with ease and accuracy. Candidate must be a person willing to involve themselves in continuing education in the field of meteorology. Must be able to report on news stories as well as produce weather in newscasts.

 

AVAILABLE:  As a freelance (per diem) position, candidates need to be willing to fill-in on morning, evening and weekend newscasts.

Company Info

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.

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