KETV Job Posting:
Hearst Television’s KETV, Omaha Nebraska’s News Leader, has an immediate opening for an on-air meteorologist to join our award-winning Weather Now Storm Team.
We’re looking for an engaging and energetic broadcaster who wants to join our top-rated weekend morning news program.
This is a unique opportunity to join the Hearst Television group in an area of the country where the weather makes news every day. EOE.
At KETV, you would be part of a team of veteran meteorologists and equipped with the best tools, including KETV’s live, dual-pol radar system. Plus, you’ll work in historic 7 Burlington Station, the KETV Studio facility in downtown Omaha. The winning candidate will have a passion for the science of meteorology and the ability to relate the day’s weather story in a concise, understandable and engaging fashion. You must be an accurate forecaster who’s eager to convey information on-air, and through social media channels. The winning candidate must be relatable to the viewer and calm and authoritative when severe weather threatens.
• Accurate forecasting
• The ability to produce and perform an engaging, understandable weather
• Eagerness to embrace technology, including the production of new graphics and learning how to operate a live, dual-pol radar system
• The ability to report live from remote locations, covering both weather and news events which may be unrelated to weather
• A journalistic background and the ability to write news stories for television and digital platforms
• Knowledge of the WSI graphics system Education: •