• Morning Weathercaster/Meteorologist

    Location US-CA-Sacramento
    Posted Date 1 week ago(7/13/2018 7:52 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-47886
    Category
    News Operations
  • Overview

     

    JOB TITLE: MORNING WEATHERCASTER / METEOROLOGIST

    DEPARTMENT:  KTXL - NEWS

     REPORTS TO: Morning Executive Producer / News Director

    Responsibilities

    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.

    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.  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.

    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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