The Meteorologist will serve as the primary producer and presenter of weathercasts on-air and online. Will utilize forecasting experience and technology to create graphics used in broadcasts and digital platforms. The Meteorologist will generate multiple daily weathercasts, text stories, social media postings and blogs for FOX 4’s aggressive weather strategy. Must be enterprising and self-motivated. Requires expert knowledge of meteorology and how to interpret and present complex weather information to viewers.
Gather and interpret weather data to develop on air weather reports used in newscasts, online, and social media channels. This includes generating graphics, writing and/or producing packages for air and reporting weather news both live and on tape for on-air broadcast purposes. Works closely with News Managers, Digital team, news producers and other newsroom employees on execution of weather forecasts.
Represent the station at Fox 4 station events and/or serve as host, etc. at other charity events or station projects.
Bachelor’s degree in meteorology or equivalent broadcast experience forecasting weather on air required.
Minimum three years working in the field of communications as a weathercaster. Must be able to provide examples of on-air severe weather coverage, on-air or web weathercasts, and evidence of engagement with users of digital platforms. Familiarity with winter weather forecasting is preferred.