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METEOROLOGIST - WDTV

Company: Gray Television
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

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 WDTV: WDTV/WVFX is looking for meteorologist/MMJ to join our team at our studio in Bridgeport, West Virginia. The successful candidate will have the drive and talent to be number one. You will work with the News Director and other Meteorologists to set the direction of and provide feedback to the weather department. The ideal candidate must be able to produce and deliver a dynamic, compelling and understandable forecast for our newscasts and digital platforms. Accuracy is a must. You will cover severe weather with urgency, while also being reassuring. Our meteorologists must have the ability to work in a multi-platform environment and will contribute daily to our digital platforms, including social media and wdtv.com. Responsibilities also include working directly with the news team to build out our coverage and make it meaningful and relatable to our viewers. Our meteorologists may have to report in the field. Strong leadership and teamwork is a must. Our weather team is involved in the newsroom and the community. The person we hire must have a positive attitude and be an ambassador for the station by making personal appearances at community events. Job Summary/Description: - - WDTV/WVFX is looking for meteorologist to join our team at our studio in Bridgeport, West Virginia. The successful candidate will have the drive and talent to be number one. You will work with the News Director and other Meteorologists to set the direction of and provide feedback to the weather department. The ideal candidate must be able to produce and deliver a dynamic, compelling and understandable forecast for our newscasts and digital platforms. Accuracy is a must. You will cover severe weather with urgency, while also being reassuring. Our meteorologists must have the ability to work in a multi-platform environment and will contribute daily to our digital platforms, including social media and wdtv.com. Responsibilities also include working directly with the news team to build out. The primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: --- Build a forecast that relates to our viewers.--- Must have knowledge of weather forecasting and system such as WSI.--- Qualified candidates must have knowledge of high powered radar data in communicating information about active storm systems. --- Must be able to update web and social weather information.--- Ability to stream weather video and weathercast preferred.--- Must handle multiple weather forecasting platforms including television and web.--- Ability to shoot, write and edit stories preferred.--- Must have a desire to be proactively involved in the community.--- Must have a positive attitude and ability to work with others in a changing industry.--- Ability to enterprise weather-related stories multiple times during the week. Qualifications/Requirements: --- Strong research and writing skills.--- Ability to adapt to rapid changes as dictated by an always-changing newsroom environment.--- Ability to follow directions and work on your own is a must.--- Ability to operate and contribute to a ``team`` environment.--- Ability to use a camera and video editing software preferred. If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to , you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", upload your resume, cover letter and references Additional Info: 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 Gray's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge. As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.

Keywords: Gray Television, Pittsburgh , METEOROLOGIST - WDTV, Other , Bridgeport, Pennsylvania

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