Location Jacksonville, Florida Job Number 175794 Brand Cox Television Jacksonville, LLC


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.


·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.



·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

About Cox Media Group

Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, more than 60 radio stations, six daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications; and more than 100 digital sites and services, like,, Dawg Nation, SEC Country,, and All22. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 31 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million newspaper readers, and more than 14 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at

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