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Meteorologist

Company: Sinclair Broadcast Group
Location: Abilene
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

KTXS/KTXE in Abilene, Texas is looking for a morning show Meteorologist to join our rated team. As our AM Meteorologist, you are responsible for the content of our weather forecasting and coverage across all platforms. The main day to day responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Forecasting, producing and presenting clear and concise weather casts, which tell a story and connect with viewers
  • Issue warnings and alerts, produce graphics and maps, and report live during weather events
  • Utilize social media during severe weather, as well as write weather stories
  • Make public appearances on behalf of the station
  • Work with Chief Meteorologist and News Director to plan and execute coverage.
  • Work with producers to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situation. What skills do you need to be successful in our role?
    • Ability to tell memorable and meaningful stories, we value visual and compelling storytelling
    • Ability to demonstrate experience with active and visual live shots
    • In depth knowledge of forecasting
    • Ability to multitask while meeting deadlines and prioritizing tasks
    • Ability to work holidays, weekends, and other shifts as necessary
    • Bachelor's degree in Meteorology, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace! About Us Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. Also, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, our own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team! About the Team The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open-door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let's talk.

Keywords: Sinclair Broadcast Group, Abilene , Meteorologist, Other , Abilene, Texas

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