Job Opening-Meteorologist

From tornadoes to snowstorms, the Mid-South is home to some of the nation’s most extreme weather. WHBQ-TV is looking for a Meteorologist to join our team in Severe Weather Center 13. We need more than a meteorologist. We need a weather journalist who can unfold the climate and forecast in a meaningful way to our viewers.

The successful candidate will have a meteorology degree 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 a team of meteorologists to deliver life-saving weather information to our audiences 24/7.
  • Must have the ability not only to forecast in 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 live 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 YOU WILL BRING:

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

Please email your reel and resume to randy.wardell@fox13memphis.com

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