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Meteorologist/Reporter

Fort Smith, AR
  • Job Code
    2018-47054
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Meteorologist/Reporter

Location US-AR-Fort Smith
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/12/2018 9:34 PM)
Job ID
2018-47054
Category
News Operations

Overview

Job Title: Weekend AM Meteorologist/Reporter                                                                                                    

 

Station: KFSM-TV                                                                                       Reports to: News Director/Chief Meteorologist

 

5NEWS has an immediate opening for a Weekend AM Meteorologist/Reporter.

Responsibilities

  • The right candidate will anchor weather on the weekend mornings and then MMJ a local story reporting on weather, environmental or human interest.
  • During the week, you’ll weather produce and/or be a part of our Noon & 4pm Newscast adding local weather content including elements like: live shots, blogs, weather reporter stories, Facebook Live, explainers etc.
  • You will be the primary fill-in for our Weekday Morning Meteorologist in our 4:30am-8am Newscasts.
  • You need to have a good sense of humor and have fun at work. The best candidate will have a pleasant, fun personality and be passionate about the ever changing weather and how it intersects with the lives of our audience.

Qualifications

Minimum Knowledge Skills & Abilities:

Ability to speak standard English and write grammatically correct English. Must be able to drive a vehicle. Experience and effective use Weather Central, Livewire, & Opus pred. Ability to use computer and type. Must possess a valid State Driver's License (or be able to get one). Must be willing to submit to a background check and have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

 

Education Requirements:

A bachelor degree in meteorology or similar science related field and AMS or NWA Seal of Approval (or be able to get one).

                                                           

Physical Requirements:

Ability to communicate using voice, site and hearing for reporting and gathering weather. Ability to use telephone, radios and other equipment in gathering weather news. Dexterity for the operation of keys and buttons on computers, and other such equipment.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Company Info

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.

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Tribune Media is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of 42 owned or operated broadcast stations, national entertainment network WGN America, Tribune Studios, Gracenote, WGN-Radio and a significant number of iconic real estate properties and strategic investments.

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