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Meteorologist – KOLN/KSNB TV, Hastings

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.

About KOLN/KSNB: KSNB-TV 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.

Our hyper-local focus on Grand Island-Hastings-Kearney is unmatched and positions us as an innovative leader in Central Nebraska! KSNB is based in Hastings, a rural community rooted in hometown values and civic pride. As a member of the community, you will enjoy a stable economy, meet local artists, shopkeepers and storytellers, while strolling through downtown shops and visiting quaint restaurants and bars. Take advantage of beautiful parks and explore historic housing districts. Become a part of a community that cares. For big city amenities, it’s a convenient 90-mile drive to Lincoln or just 2 hours to Omaha

Job Summary/Description: 

If you’re looking for a weather challenge, KSNB-TV, the NBC affiliate serving Lincoln/Hastings/Grand Island, is looking for a meteorologist to cover one of the most dynamic weather regions in the country. We have blizzards, tornadoes, floods, extreme cold and extreme heat. If you get excited by this, we have the job for you.

You will be based at KSNB’s studios in Hastings, Nebraska. You’ll cover weather in our key evening newscasts. We’re also looking for an engaging social media presence with compelling visuals and hyper-local focus on our Hastings/Grand Island/Kearney audience in Central Nebraska. Tell us the “weather story of the day” in a way that matches the dynamic nature of our weather. We have modern tools and the Local4 StormChaser to help you tell that story.

Please Note – primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the information listed above

Qualifications/Requirements:

– 2 years of professional newsroom and on-air experience preferred

– An engaging and comfortable on-air personality

– Ability to use judgment to prioritize tasks and assignments

– Ability to communicate effectively with newsroom managers, producers and co-workers

– Ability to report and to forecast weather accurately and creatively under deadline pressure. Severe Weather coverage experience is a plus along with knowledge of newscast production

Come join our dynamic team, go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, cover letter, and references

(Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)

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Vacancy Type: Full Time

Date Posted: 1/30/2024

Closing Date: 4/29/2024

City: Hastings – 68503

State: Nebraska

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