Location: Sherman, TX
Contact Name: Matt Griffin
Phone: (903) 892-8123
KXII News 12, the weather leader in the Texoma region, is looking to add a meteorologist to the market's most experienced weather team. The right candidate will have a combination of broadcast, digital, and technological expertise to tell weather stories on a variety of platforms. This meteorologist will work behind the scenes designing weather graphics for on-air, our website and apps, and social media, serve as the department's primary talent for digital and social media, as well as fill in on the air as needed. This is a full-time position based out of our studios in Sherman, Texas, located between Dallas and Oklahoma City in the heart of "Tornado Alley". Hours and days worked will vary week to week. General responsibilities include:
ˑServe as primary weather anchor for station's weekend morning weather reports and nightly newscasts
ˑFill in on the air in weekday newscasts as needed (including holidays)
ˑServe as an anchor for station's over-the-top (OTT) news/weather product "News 12 NOW"
ˑServe as primary talent for digital video forecasts and live broadcasts
ˑDesign weather graphics for the department with an emphasis on "lifestyle forecasting"
ˑProduce weather graphics and information to regularly update our website, apps, and social media platforms
ˑOccasionally report live on weather conditions
ˑOccasionally report on weather-related events and topics
ˑBachelor's degree or higher in Meteorology or Atmospheric Sciences
ˑSome on air experience, either professionally or in college, required (*must send link to demo reel for consideration)
ˑSome reporting experience, either professionally or in college, preferred (*please include link to demo reel if you have one)
ˑExpertise in weather graphics software
ˑExpertise in digital forecasting and social media
ˑAbility to shoot, edit, and write material for broadcast and digital properties
Must commit to Gray Television’s drug free workplace policy. KXII is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. To apply please click on the link below.