19 days old

Chief Meteorologist (14906)

Sinclair Broadcast Group
Savannah, Georgia
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Jobs Rated
    21st

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

WTGS Fox 28 is looking for a Meteorologist for our 10PM News in Savannah. As a meteorologist, you will be responsible for the content of the weather cast on-air and on our digital platforms. You will issue warnings and alerts, produce graphics and maps, and report live during weather events. You must be able to utilize social media during severe weather, as well as write weather stories.

WTGS's newscast is produced, anchored and directed by its sister-station WPDE in Myrtle Beach, SC. The Savannah team consists of a news manager, digital producer, meteorologist, and four MMJs. The rest of the team is located in Myrtle Beach. The WTGS News at 10PM airs from 10PM-11PM Monday - Friday and 10PM-10:30PM on Saturday and Sunday. The weekend newscasts are handled by a WPDE meteorologist.

Duties include:
* Forecasting, producing, and presenting clear and concise weather casts- which tell a story and connect with viewers
* Developing content and graphics for on-air, web and social media
* Making public appearances on behalf of the station
* Working with producers to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situations

Requirements:
* A degree in meteorology or broadcast journalism is required
* 1-2 years delivering live weather at a commercial television station
* Must have a strong social presence

This is not an entry-level position - previous on-air experience presenting weather and news information is required.

Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace!

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Posted: 2019-12-31 Expires: 2020-01-31

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Meteorologist
21st2018 - Meteorologist
Overall Rating: 21/220
Median Salary: $92,070

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