Weekend Meteorologist/ Digital Content Producer

KMEG/KPTH

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

Requirements:

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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