11414 West Center Road, Suite 342
Omaha, NE 68144
Phone: 402-933-5995
Fax: 402-933-0059
E-mail: jim@ne-ba.org

Broadcast Careers: KETV TV, Omaha - Meteorologist

 

Category:
Media - Journalism

Position/Title:
Meteorologist

Details:

KETV-TV has an opening for a high energy, highly skilled meteorologist. We are looking for a meteorologist/reporter who knows the science, but can tell a relatable weather story. Our next meteorologist will be an accurate forecaster, keep our viewers and employees safe, convey appropriate tone, summarize complicated information, and stay cool under pressure. This position also includes some general assignment reporting.

 

 

 

Job Responsibilities:

 

 

  • Get our viewers ready with accurate, compelling, and understandable weather forecasts.

 

  • Will provide urgent, immediate weather information before and during severe weather events

 

  • Will be able to simultaneously provide content on TV, for our radio partners, and on our digital platforms.

 

  • Will utilize all the technology and tools available to us, to tell an intriguing weather story

 

  • Will be deployed in the field during weather events

 

  • Gather information

 

  • Summarize fact and clearly communicate content for broadcast 

 

  • General assignment reporting                           

 

Experience Requirements:

 

  • ·  Previous on-air experience required.

 

 

 

Qualifications Requirements:

 

  • ·  In-depth knowledge of weather science and forecasting.

 

  • ·   Proven on-air experience in handling breaking news and severe weather coverage

 

  • ·   Dynamic on-air presence with a conversational weather presentation

 

  • ·   Knowledgeable about how to interpret and translate high powered radar data

 

  • ·   Proficient in using WSI graphics and technology 

 

 

  • Excellent forecasting and on-air skills

 

  • Strong organizational skills

 

  • Ability to tell a compelling weather story

 

  • Ability to use common television weather systems.

 

  • Radar experience preferred

 

  • Ability to do live field reporting on weather and other topics. 

 

Education:

 

 

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Meteorology or related field 

 

  • CBM and/or AMS seal preferred

 

  • Military training and experience will be considered

Vacancy Type:
Full Time

Date Posted:
10/30/2017

Closing Date:
11/29/2017

City:
Omaha - 68108

State:
Nebraska

Contact:
Please visit http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ to apply. EOE

 


Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

10/31/17

 

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