Meteorologist

Location: US-FL-Jacksonville Job Number 1717412 Brand Cox Television Jacksonville, LLC

Description

Job Description: COX Media Group’s Jacksonville stations are looking for a smart, dedicated, creative, meteorologist to join our area’s most accurate forecasters; the First Alert Weather team. The successful candidate will be a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist and is expected to have a firm grasp on our fickle and often severe Florida weather, have the ability to forecast accurately, to live storm track, create and develop detailed and easy to understand graphics and to ad lib flawlessly on TV and across social media and radio.

Responsibilities:

·Degreed Meteorologist must create and deliver the Action News Jax First Alert weather forecast following our formats and action plans. 

·Must have the ability not only to forecast local conditions, but live storm track, using your skills  to communicate not just data, but a forecast and its impact, in a way viewers and listeners will understand.

·Qualified candidates will be proficient in creating digital videos, social media engagement, ad-libbing live on TV, radio, live streams and Facebook Live.

·Prepare newscast graphics using WSI Max system; ability to analyze weather data from a variety of sources to prepare and deliver accurate forecasts on TV, on radio and in digital.

·Work with a team of meteorologists to deliver life-saving weather information to our audiences 24/7.

·Must be willing to work any shift as needed, any newscast, work extended hours during impactful, severe weather events.


Qualifications

Qualifications:

·Minimum B.A. Degree in Meteorology, Science, or Other related field

·1+ years television weathercaster, live storm tracking experience

·Completion of Certified Broadcast Meteorology (CBM) program, or be in process of completing this year (2017).

·Requires strong computer skills and communication skills



Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-FL-Jacksonville-11700 Central Pkwy

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing