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Universal City, CA
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Weather Anchor/Reporter, KNBC

Jobid 23768-360940

Location: Universal City, CA, 91608, USA

Description **Job Number** 32168BR

**Job Title** Weather Anchor/Reporter, KNBC

**Business Segment** Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

**Sub-Business** NBCUOTS - KNBC

**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.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** California

**City** Universal City


+ Prepare weather forecasts based on material assembled from various sources, using all the technology available

+ Present weather information for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging, and meaningful to Southern California viewers

+ Produce NBC4 weather segments for presentation and for other on-air talent to present

+ A passion for communicating weather information through graphics, verbally, and in writing.

+ Assist in coordinating weather programming on multiple platforms

+ Maintain deep level of familiarity with the Los Angeles TV market and the people who live here.

+ Respond to breaking weather news as required

+ Cover, write, produce and report live from the field on stories related to weather, the environment and earthquakes

+ Record and deliver promotional announcements when assigned and makes promotional appearances as required

+ Strong knowledge of Doppler radar and ability to use multiple live Doppler radars simultaneously


Basic Qualifications:

+ Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism or related field, or equivalent work experience

+ Minimum 5 years experience as a Weather Anchor or Reporter

+ Ability to independently produce and present multiple weather segments, compiled through weather data and computer graphics

+ Excellent news writing ability for all platforms, as well as proficiency in newsgathering equipment and computers essential

+ Proficiency in weather analysis and forecastingEligibility Requirements:

+ Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV/Demo Reel through to be considered

+ Must be willing to work in Los Angeles, CA

+ Must be able to work any shift including weekends, holidays and overnights.

+ Must have a flexible schedule with willingness to travel and work long hours with short notice

+ Successful candidate will be required to join the AFTRA Union if not already a member and remain a member in good standing of that Union

+ Must be willing to submit to a background investigation

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

**Desired Characteristics**

Meteorology/Atmospheric Science degree or equivalent experience.

+ Experience in a variety of anchor/reporting scenarios, including studio, remotes, specials, etc.

+ Very strong speech skills with the ability to ad-lib effortlessly in various types of situations, particularly breaking news

+ Strong understanding and demonstration of editorial judgment and journalistic ethics, including a current knowledge of laws of libel, slander and applicable FCC rules and regulations

+ Experience in automated studio environments

+ Demonstrated ability to solve problems, prioritize decisions, and successfully manage multiple assignments concurrently in a high pressure, breaking news environment

+ Understanding of emerging news production techniques and technology

+ Experience in Los Angeles market and familiarity with Southern California audience and communities

+ Active engagement in Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, etc.)

+ Good collaborative and interpersonal skills to communicate at all levels

+ Works well in a team 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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