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Meteorologist

Company: NEWSnet
Location: Cadillac
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

America's first 24/7 national news diginet - broadcasting to 50 markets including New York, Chicago and Los Angeles - is looking for an experienced Meteorologist who can help grow our weather audience on-air and online. The right candidate must have a passion for weather and the understanding that weather effects our everyday lives. This person must be able to tell a story from blizzards to severe thunderstorms, tornados, hurricanes, and even sunny days. The ideal candidate will help communicate weather situations across the country and act as a station scientist, working as an expert in a wide range of situations. We are not looking for traditional thinkers. The ideal candidate will have experience covering severe weather, conveying scientific knowledge with a teacher's passion, and concern for the viewers safety, but we also want an independent thinker who wants to define new ways of delivering content to our audience. We're looking for a team member who will help plan, execute and enhance weather coverage. Other than the basics of TV news, candidates with these special characteristics will stand out--- Be passionate about weather in and out of the work environment Have good judgement as to what makes a story on a national level Have a flexible approach to your work schedule and be ready to work when news and weather stories break Plan and execute weather coverage on your own Be a strong speaker with a great on camera personality Ready to handle breaking news in all kinds of conditions The ideal candidate will be a person who can work well with our existing team All candidates must be engaged digitally utilizing multi-platform content distribution and display strong social media skills QUALIFICATIONS: Meteorology degree or a broadcast meteorology concentration Willing to work all shifts and re-locate, if necessary Experience with Baron Omni or Baron Lynx is preferred but not required Ability to shoot and edit video on non-linear programs (especially Adobe Premiere) is a plus. Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: NEWSnet, Grand Rapids , Meteorologist, Other , Cadillac, Michigan

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