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Meteorologist at Cox Media Group


Job ID 1719955 Date posted 12/14/2017 Location Memphis, Tennessee


Develops and Produces Lifestyle Driven Broadcast Forecasts, Communicates Weather Knowledge Socially and Delivers Data Driven Content to Digital Platforms
  • Analyze and decipher weather information and tailor it for hyper local forecast delivery
  • Fully understand and utilize all computer software systems to develop forecast Graphics that align with viewer expectations
  • Approach delivery of all information with a Digital First Mobile Now mindset, executing delivery on content in this fashion
  • Manages Forecast Center equipment while on shift, communicating via WHBQ systems any outages, problems or difficulties
  • Excels at the ability to track storms and severe weather and is consistently able to execute on air
  • Stays on top of 24/7 cycle of weather information and communicates in written and or verbal form with next shift team members in news and weather
  • Keeps Digital Platforms current and fully understands and executes social strategies


Stays Current with Current Weather Events:
  • Understands and is fully engaged with active weather information
  • Responds quickly to weather alerts and any call from FOX 13 Memphis
  • Is available for on call situations with weather on a rotational scheduled basis
  • Stays in contact with news and weather team during any time of severe weather situation, responding immediately to any outreach
Stays Current with Current Technology:
  • Utilizes technology for weather information with full understanding of workings of newest mobile, digital and any other interactive tools
  • Fields viewer concerns
  • Handles employee issues with other members of management team if needed
  • Makes final decision on coverage issues
Applicants should be degreed meteorologists with AMS Seal or seeking same

About Cox Media Group

Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers and non-daily publications; and digital sites and services, like Rare.us, Clark.com, Dawg Nation, SEC Country, Hookem.com, Mundo Hispanico, Southern Kitchen and All22. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at .

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-TN-Memphis-485 S Highland St

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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    Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company that includes the national advertising rep firms of CoxReps. Additionally, CMG owns Cox Target Media, which operates Valpak, one of North America’s leading direct marketing companies, and Savings.com, a leading online source for savings. The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, 57 radio stations, eight daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications, and more than 100 digital services. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 30 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million print and online newspaper readers, and more than 14 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.

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