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Meteorologist/Reporter (MMJ) – KNOP-TV, North Platte

KNOP-TV is looking for a meteorologist/reporter to tell compelling stories on various platforms. This meteorologist will be based at the KNOP studios in North Platte, Nebraska. This position will put together and present on-air weather forecasts for weekend newscasts and fill in doing weather on weekdays as needed. They will work as a news reporter/MMJ for their remaining days each week.

He/She will have opportunities to put together and present on-air weather forecasts for weekend evening newscasts, and on other newscasts as needed. He/she will also be expected to push the envelope in developing compelling visuals and presentations with a hyper-local focus. He/she will decide on the best way to tell the “weather story of the day.” During severe weather coverage, he/she would work with a team of meteorologists across the state to bring comprehensive and in-depth presentation of what is happening across Nebraska.

General Responsibilities:

• Provide weather forecasts for newscasts as assigned, as well as on various digital platforms

• Walk viewers through severe weather coverage as needed, using available tools to provide a comprehensive understanding of the weather

• Be ready and willing to work various schedules depending on the staffing needs of the station

• Perform all the regular duties of a reporter/MMJ, from story ideas to shooting, editing, and going live, as well as posting on digital and social platforms.

Qualifications:

This position requires a high level of creativity and communication. He/she must have a background in meteorology with a passion for cutting-edge presentation. The select candidate must also have the ability to perform under deadline pressure. Familiarity with WSI Max, ENPS, Avid editing, and Sony ENG equipment a plus.

Additional Information:

Please apply online at:   https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings

Or submit your resume to:   hr@101now.com

 KOLN KNOP TV/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company requiring pre-employment drug and background testing. KNOP/Gray Television participates in E-Verify. EOE 

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