• Anchor, Weather

    Location US-MO-Kansas City
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/14/2018 10:20 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-48626
    Category
    News
  • Overview

    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. 

    Responsibilities

    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. 

    Qualifications

    1. Education:

    Bachelor’s degree in meteorology or equivalent broadcast experience forecasting weather on air required.

    1. Experience

    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. 

    Ancillary Training

    None

    1. Other

    None

     

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    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 approximately 50 million households, national entertainment cable network WGN America, whose reach is more than 77 million households, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 54 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM, the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV, and Covers Media Group, an unrivaled source of online sports betting information. 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% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel.

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