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Director of Weather Operations

NBC


Location:
New York, NY
Date:
08/18/2017
2017-08-182017-09-16
Job Code:
35310BR
NBC
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Director of Weather Operations

Jobid 23768-377364

Location: New York, NY, 10176, USA

Description **Job Number** 35310BR

**Job Title** Director of Weather Operations

**Business Segment** Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

**Sub-Business** NBCUOTS - News Content and Standards

**Posting Category** TV Content & Production

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** New York

**City** New York

**Responsibilities**

The Director of Weather Operations will:



Manage ongoing relationship with major weather vendors, ensuring that all of our weather teams have the latest, up to date technology and that all contractual obligations are being met.



Identify and share best practices with all of our meteorologists to reinforce our culture of constant improvement



Oversee all training and development programs for our weather teams.



Manage our ongoing efforts to track and improve forecast accuracy



Interface with all other departments involved in our weather initiative, including technology, marketing, digital and graphics



Must have great communications and leadership skills.

Must be a meteorologist with an AMS Seal.



AMS Seal, Bachelor's Degree in Meteorology or equivalent degree

**Qualifications/Requirements**

Minimum 5-years’ experience as a meteorologist in a television news operation



This is NOT an on air position



Should be willing to travel



Location: Flexible, but prefer New York



Reports to SVP News Content and Standards, NBC Universal Owned Television Stations



Should have hands on experience using the latest weather technology, including The Weather Company’s Max System and live radar operations. Knowledge of weather modeling is also a plus.



We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Clickto view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.



The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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