Weekend Meteorologist & Storm ChaserKFDA-TV / KEYU-TV / KZBZ-LP
Location: Amarillo, TX
Contact Name: Gray Television
Title: Weekend Meteorologist & Storm Chaser
Reports To: News Director
About Gray Television:
Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households.
We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.
KFDA is located in Amarillo, the heart of West Texas. We have built a dominant station in our market through hard work, dedication to journalism and being selective on who joins our number one rated team. We are looking for those who want to make a difference.
KFDA in Amarillo, Texas is looking for a Meteorologist to join our team. The ideal candidate will have experience in a working news station and must be able to produce a dynamic, compelling forecast. This candidate will also be a critical part of our storm chasing team.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
* Produce and present clear, accurate and engaging forecasts for the Amarillo market.
* Handle multiple weather forecasting platform including broadcast and digital.
* Contribute content for digital platforms including OTT, station web site, Apps and social media.
* Knowledge of WSI weather systems helpful.
* Some on-air experience, either professionally or in college.
* Certification and a meteorology or atmospheric sciences degree are preferred.
* Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
* Ability to work long hours/overtime, weekends or evenings as needed for coverage.
Come join our dynamic team, go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopening, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", upload your resume, cover letter and references
Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
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As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.