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Weather Reporter - Telemundo DC


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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Weather Reporter - Telemundo DC

Jobid 23768-381857

Location: Washington, DC, 20044, USA

Description **Job Number** 36178BR

**Job Title** Weather Reporter - Telemundo DC

**Business Segment** Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

**Sub-Business** NBCUOTS - WRC

**Posting Category** TV Content & Production

**About Us** NBCUniversal is launching a new Telemundo-owned station in Washington, D.C. This project will expand NBC Washington / WRC-TV’s news staff with a new team of Spanish-speaking and bilingual journalists to launch the new station. Both news teams will serve local Spanish- and English-speaking viewers in the greater Washington, D.C. region. The new Telemundo station team will work closely with WRC-TV’s team members in the existing facility that is home to NBC Washington.

NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations is the division of NBCUniversal that includes 30 NBC and Telemundo local television stations, a regional news network and their associated websites and digital platforms, as well as a group of out-of-home properties, a production company, an in-house marketing and promotions company and two national multicast networks, COZI TV and TeleXitos. The local stations, which can be viewed in 37 percent of U.S. homes and in Puerto Rico, produce and deliver their local communities compelling and unique local news, real-time weather forecasts, consumer and investigative reports and entertainment programming across all platforms to help keep their English and Spanish-speaking audiences informed anytime and anywhere.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** District of Columbia

**City** Washington, D.C.


The Weather Reporter is responsible for researching, gathering and presenting weather information and general news stories for presentation on newscasts. Responsibilities include:

Job Duties

+ Provide weather coverage on-air and on other platforms as assigned from studio and field locations

+ Produce weather material in a fair, accurate and balanced manner

+ Develop and pitch story ideas

+ Active community involvement

+ Make daily contribution to digital weather, including writing a daily blog and working without digital team to manager social media updates, forecasts and severe weather alerts

+ Deliver Storm Team 4 weather on WTOP’s radio segments

+ Deliver frequent live updates on WTOP during severe weather

+ Serve as a real-time weather editor

+ Help define weather impact everyday beyond just the forecast

+ Provide and coordinate real time weather storytelling as users need it on all screens

+ Issue weather warnings, alerts, trends and UGC

+ Provide on-air reporting as required


Basic Qualifications

+ Minimum 5 years of experience producing/reporting weather

+ Minimum 3 years of on-air experience

+ Membership in the American Meteorological Society

+ Broadcast Meteorologist Certification (CMB) from the American Meteorological Society

+ Bilingual (English/Spanish) both written and verbal

+ Bachelor’s degree in Meteorology, Atmospheric Science or related discipline

+ Must be willing to work in Washington, D.C.

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

+ Must be 18 years or older

+ Must be available to work evenings, weekends and holidays as required

+ Must have a valid driver’s license

+ Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV on to be considered

**Desired Characteristics**

Desired Qualifications

+ Excellent news judgment

+ Strong live reporting skills

+ Strong storytelling skills

+ Ability to ad-lib effortlessly in various types of situations, particularly breaking news

+ Ability to communicate effectively and work well with people

+ Knowledge of laws of libel, slander and applicable FCC rules and regulations

+ Team player who can also work independently and is a self-starter

+ High degree of integrity and professionalism

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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