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Weekend Meteorologist - 12669


Location: Beaumont, TX

Contact Name: Tegna Inc.


Job Description

Category: Media - Journalism - Newspaper
Position/Title: Weekend Meteorologist-12669
Primary Industry: Broadcasting - Radio - TV
Manage Others: No

KBMT/K-JAC in Beaumont, Texas, is seeking a weekend meteorologist to join our weather team. The ideal candidate for this role is passionate about covering severe weather, our evolving climate and understands the importance of keeping our viewers safe.
Our next meteorologist will have strong communication skills, be a team player, have an engaging personality, and a passion for winning severe weather. This person will be a major part of severe weather coverage and must be able to successfully sustain continuous coverage of severe weather events. This person will not only have a passion for forecasting but also telling science stories in a way that engages all audiences on all platforms. Working knowledge of WSI, Live Wire, Prism and Simulcast.

In a multi-platform environment:
•    Create digital and social content multiple times a day and create differentiated weather segments for broadcast
•    Understand the value of lifestyle-oriented weather to make it relatable to the daily lives of the 12News viewer.
•    Produce clean and informative graphics to tell the weather story
•    Interact live with the audience on multiple platforms, especially during severe or disruptive weather
•    Communicate and guide the content teams for aggressive, smart weather coverage when our consumers need it on all platforms
•    Work in the field to show various elements of severe weather situations
•    Make public appearances
•    Perform other tasks as required by the chief and news leaders

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.

Vacancy Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 3/28/2022
Closing Date: 7/25/2022
City: Beaumont
State: Texas
Experience: None

•    Bachelor of Science in Meteorology preferred
•    Minimum of 2 years on-air experience
•    Demonstrated ability to provide accurate weather forecasts using the latest weather technology in a multi-platform environment
•    Exceptional online and social media skills
•    Must actively participate in social media, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and TikTok
•    Knowledge of WSI necessary
•    Travel: Occasionally: 10-25%
•    Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment
•    Physical Demands Set: Light work: Involves sitting most of the time, walking, lifting, bending, standing, etc.
TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 64 television stations in 51 U.S. markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 network affiliates in the top 25 markets among independent station groups, reaching approximately 39 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks True Crime Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, digital and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit
TEGNA requires all employees to be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus.
EEO statement:
TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information. TEGNA complies with all applicable laws related to accommodations.


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