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Meteorologist

KRGV-TV5

Location: Weslaco, TX

Contact Name: Elizabeth Gaona

Email: egaona@krgv.com

Web: https://www.krgv.com/jobs-at-krgv

Phone: (956) 968-5555

Job Description

KRGV-TV5 in Weslaco, Texas has the following vacancy on the staff:

KRGV-TV, the ABC affiliate in the beautiful Rio Grande Valley of South Texas, is currently seeking:  Meteorologist.

KRGV TV, the ABC affiliate in the Rio Grande Valley is looking for a Meteorologist to join our seven person weather team. We have the largest weather team in the market.

The position is responsible for delivering accurate, engaging on-air weather reports in a conversational manner and managing updates on various digital platforms to keep viewers safe and informed. We are located along the Gulf of Mexico so covering hurricanes and severe weather is part of our mission as the #1 rated news station in the market.  You need to have a passion for winning severe weather and telling the weather story even on sunny days. The ideal candidate embraces technology and thrives in a fast-paced environment where the use of live cameras, user-generated content and live severe weather coverage is important.

This position is Full Time

Responsibilities

·Provide accurate and compelling weather forecasts in a multi-platform environment

·Produce clean, creative and informative graphics to tell the weather story

·Ability to report from the field for severe weather coverage and live weather broadcasts

·Update multiple platforms and interact with viewers on social media platforms daily

·Perform special projects or other duties as assigned

Requirements

·Degree in Meteorology or Atmospheric Sciences required

·One to two years of on-air experience as a Broadcast Meteorologist –college grads will be considered

·Demonstrated ability to post forecasts, graphics, etc. to various digital media platforms

·Be available to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and holidays, and fill-in when necessary

·Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment

·Fully bilingual in Spanish and English very helpful not required

KRGV-TV does not discriminate in its employment and personnel practices because of a person’s race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. The Federal Communications Commission specifically prohibits discriminatory employment practices.

Informing you and your organization of the above employment opportunity is an affirmative action on our part to actively seek qualified minorities and women for our staff vacancies. Through your assistance we want to insure that our employment opportunities are made known to members of minority groups and to women.

KRGV-TV is a drug-free and smoke-free workplace.

If you know of any person(s) who might be qualified for the above vacancy send resume Elizabeth Gaona, Director of Human Resources, KRGV-TV, P.O. Box 5, Weslaco, Texas 78599 or email to egaona@krgv.com.