JOB TITLE: MORNING WEATHERCASTER / METEOROLOGIST
DEPARTMENT: KTXL - NEWS
REPORTS TO: Morning Executive Producer / News Director
Responsible for reporting weather and weather-related and environmental stories. Must be adept at adlibbing information conversationally and disseminating information unscripted in a compelling story telling style. Candidate will be available to appear at community events, speaking engagements, promotions and other KTXL functions, and as such, represents KTXL to the public.
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. Ability 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.