Job Opening-Chief Meteorologist

WHBQ FOX13 is looking for a Chief Meteorologist who will lead our team in Severe Weather Center 13. We are the Mid-South’s most accurate and innovative meteorologists and environmental journalists.

The successful candidate will be a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist and is expected to have the ability to forecast accurately, to live storm track, create and develop detailed and easy to understand graphics and to ad lib flawlessly on TV and across social media and radio.

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Degreed Meteorologist must create and deliver the FOX13 weather forecast following researched formats and action plans.
  • Work with and lead a team of meteorologists to deliver life-saving weather information to our audiences 24/7.
  • Must have the ability not only to forecast in the weather market, but live storm track, using your skills to communicate not just data, but a forecast and its impact, in a way viewers and listeners will understand.
  • Qualified candidates will be proficient in creating digital videos, social media engagement, ad-libbing life on TV, radio, live streams, and Facebook Live.
  • Must be willing to work extended hours during impactful, severe weather events
  • Must be able to pitch and create original weather content and environmental investigative journalism for television and digital platforms.

What We Look For

WHAT YOU WILL BRING:

  • Degree in Journalism, Communications, Science, or Other
  • 5+ years television weathercaster, live storm tracking experience
  • Completion of Certified Broadcast Meteorology (CBM) program
  • Requires strong computer skills, communication skills, social media skills

Email your reel and resume to randy.wardell@fox13memphis.com

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