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Meteorologist, NBC Boston

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Location:
Newton, MA
Date:
09/22/2017
2017-09-222017-10-21
Job Code:
35780BR
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Meteorologist, NBC Boston

Jobid 23768-379850

Location: Newton, MA, 02458, USA

Description **Job Number** 35780BR

**Job Title** Meteorologist, NBC Boston

**Business Segment** Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

**Sub-Business** NBCOTS - NECN

**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. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** Massachusetts

**City** Newton

**Responsibilities**



+ Drive accurate weather forecasts and content on all platforms

+ Be available at any time dangerous weather conditions occur

+ Deliver urgent and accurate breaking weather news

+ Keep news team informed of upcoming weather conditions for coverage plans

+ Work directly with WSI to troubleshoot issues or needs

+ Produce weather forecasts, segments and stories

+ Tell the market’s weather stories in a way that connects with and captivates viewers.

+ Develop innovative and creative ways of presenting the daily weather story, with an emphasis on accuracy and integrity of data.

+ Produce weather graphics and analyze data from the National Weather Service as well as other meteorological sources.

+ Work with the producers and news team to create complete coverage of weather. Also prepare and post forecasts for multiple platforms.

+ Some live reporting and attendance at community and weather-related events will be required.

+ Use of social media daily and especially during severe events.

**Qualifications/Requirements**



+ Minimum of three years experience as a television weather meteorologist/anchor.

+ Degree in meteorology

+ Must have meteorological certification

+ External applicants must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered

+ Must have the ability to work flexible and sometimes long hours due to the nature of weather events.

+ Must be 18 years or greater.

+ Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.

**Desired Characteristics**



+ Experience with severe weather coverage, including but not limited to heavy snow, hurricanes, tornados, severe thunderstorms, flooding and ice events

+ Passion to be a part of a major weather event, no matter when it happens.

+ Compelling on-air presence - crisp, clear, and confidant

+ Should thrive working under the intense deadline pressure of television weather.

+ Technologically savvy with strong computer skills (working knowledge of WSI system preferred.)

+ Excellent written and verbal communication/presentation skills.

+ Strong leadership qualities and self-motivation.

+ Understanding of the demands of an on-air HD environment



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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