CBS14/FOX44 has an exciting opportunity for you! We have an open position in our News Department for a Weekend Meteorologist/Digital Content Producer.
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 1/6/2022
Closing Date: 3/7/2022
Location: Sioux City, IA
CBS14/FOX44 is looking for a Weekend Meteorologist/Digital Content Producer to present the weather forecast for the weekend news and update our digital platforms.
The main responsibilities of the meteorologist 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 producers to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situations
For the digital content roll duties include…
- Updating and maintaining the station website siouxlandnews.com
- Keeping Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social platforms updated throughout the day
- Editing and posting relevant materials from reporters and producers onto the website
- Creating web-based content from materials gathered by photographers and reporters
- Gathering news affecting the community
- Preparing story items for presentation in the newscasts
- Assisting in the efficient operation of the assignment desk
- Listening and responding to scanner traffic
What skills do you need to be successful in our role?
- In-depth knowledge of forecasting
- Sharp news judgment and exceptional writing skills
- Ability to multitask while meeting deadlines and prioritizing tasks
- Bachelor’s degree in Meteorology, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
While applying online, please include a link to your online demo reel.
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