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Meteorologist/Weather Reporter – KSNB TV, Hastings

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Meteorologist/Weather Reporter

May 21, 2021

JOB SUMMARY:

KSNB-TV Local4, the NBC affiliate in the Lincoln-Hastings-Kearney market is looking for a weather reporter/meteorologist to generate compelling weather content and anchor weather segments in our weekend newscasts.

Weather is the most important story we tell and Local4 is establishing its brand as a weather leader.

QUALIFICATIONS:

We need people on our team who have a passion for telling weather stories, how the weather impacts daily life, learning about our community and our audience, and to authentically demonstrate that passion on the air, on-line and especially in person. Our audience embraces our weather team because we show them that we care.

A background in meteorology is required, degree preferred.  The ability to communicate live on-screen in a professional manner on all platforms is important. The ability to type and operate newsroom computers and other news gathering equipment in an above average capacity, excellent people skills when dealing with coworkers and the public, a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record are requirements.  Position would require permanent residence in Hastings or Grand Island, Nebraska

Your schedule must be flexible for this position, as anchoring weekend newscasts and filling in weekdays as needed will also be a part of the position. You must also be willing to occasionally help with news content as needed, as covering big local and breaking news is a full-staff endeavor.

Familiarity with iNews, Sony ENG, Avid, TVU, and ARC Publishing a plus.

Must have valid driver’s License with good driving record. Employment is contingent on successfully passing drug screen and driving record check.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

-Generate local weather-related content for our digital platforms and news broadcasts

-Contribute daily weather-related story pitches

-Develop weather-related stories daily, shoot video, write and edit copy and video, front these stories in person live and in-studio

-Anchor weather segments in weekend newscasts and fill-in as needed for morning and evening newscasts

 -Work with weather team to grow digital and social media footprint of our weather platforms including ksnblocal4.com and our KSNB Weather App

-Use WSI hardware and software to generate weather presentations on-air, on-line

-Anchor severe weather coverage as needed, using available tools to provide a comprehensive understanding of the weather

ABOUT STATION:

KSNB Local4 serves the Central Nebraska area in the Lincoln-Hastings-Kearney market.  We are an NBC affiliate with full-service newscasts weekdays and weekends.  “Local 4” is a growing brand in the market on broadcast and digital platforms.  Local4’s hyper-local focus positions us to be an innovative leader in Central Nebraska.

ABOUT GRAY TELEVISION:

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. We own and operate leading media outlets in over 50 markets throughout the country – all delivering the news, weather, sports and entertainment that millions of our neighbors count on every day. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.

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.

 HOW TO APPLY:

Please apply online at www.gray.tv/applynow or send an email with resume and reel to hr@1011now.com

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, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of KOLN/KGIN’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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