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Weekend Meteorologist/MMJ


Location: Abilene, TX

Contact Name: Nexstar Media Group


Job Description

Category: News
Position/Title: Weekend Meteorologist / MMJ

KTAB News in Abilene, Texas, is looking for a Weekend Meteorologist. We take weather seriously. You will serve as the Weekend Meteorologist, main fill-in meteorologist and also as an MMJ.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Produce and present weather/news reports for all platforms.
Ensures that all weather/news content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
Writes and delivers weather / news stories in a clear and concise manner.
Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating weather programming and other content.
Responds to breaking and/or severe weather events and other urgent newsroom situations as required.
Works closely with the weather team to develop comprehensive weather coverage.
Participates in promotional activities including public appearances.
Writes web stories detailing the local forecast on a daily basis.
Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.

Vacancy Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 1/28/2019
Closing Date: 4/28/2019
City: Abilene - 79605
State: Texas

Minimum five years’ experience in weather reporting or anchoring. (More or less depending on market size.)
Superior on-air presence.
Experience guiding, directing and motivating others.
Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment

Bachelor’s degree in Meteorology, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
Fluency in English.
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required.
Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills.
Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Ability to effectively listen to fully understand problems and communicate with a team to shape a solution.
Strong understanding of the field of meteorology and a proven track record of forecasting.
Valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
Flexibility to work any shift.

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Job Req #: 2019-4066