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Meteorologist, KRIS

The E.W. Scripps Company
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
  • Job Code
    JR023548
  • Jobs Rated
    24th

KRIS, the Scripps NBC Station in Corpus Christi, Texas is searching for an aggressive and experienced Meteorologist.

The successful candidate must have a passion for winning severe weather and telling a compelling weather story even on bright sunny days. We are looking for a team player who can help with every aspect of meteorology, from forecasting, to preparing graphics, to reporting in the field, being an integral part of severe weather coverage, and reaching our consumers not only on TV, but online and on social media.

You must be a digital powerhouse, leveraging the web, OTT, and all social platforms to make sure that local audiences are seeing, talking about and sharing information generated by our weather team. You must be a risk taker and someone ready to adapt, change and think out of the box.

WHAT YOU'LL DO:

  • Responsible for analyzing meteorological data gathered by satellites and radar to prepare reports and forecasts for the public.

  • Interpret and analyze weather data to create local forecasts.

  • Report information live in scheduled newscasts, during unscheduled cut-ins, on-line and on social media as needed.

  • Develop graphics and presentation of weather information.

  • Report on a variety of subjects and write stories for broadcasts and sweeps pieces.

  • Participate in certain aspects of newscast anchoring including some copy delivery and interviewing.

  • Participate in community outreach projects.

WHAT YOU'LL NEED:

  • Bachelors degree in Meteorology.

  • Minimum of 2 to 3 years experience.

WHAT YOU'LL BRING:

  • Thorough knowledge of weather data interpretation and forecasting.

  • Ability to deliver weather information in a concise and understandable way.

  • Ability to create computer generated graphics.

  • Computer literate, including newsroom computer systems.

  • Proficient at posting content to various platforms.

  • Strong organizational, time management and problem solving skills.

  • Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment.

  • Valid driver's license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.

ABOUT SCRIPPS:

The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) advances understanding of the world through journalism. As the nation's fourth-largest independent TV station owner, Scripps operates 60 television stations in 42 markets. Scripps empowers the next generation of news consumers with its multiplatform news network Newsy and reaches growing audiences through broadcast networks including Bounce and Court TV. Shaping the future of storytelling through digital audio, Scripps owns top podcast company Stitcher and Triton, the global leader in technology and measurement services. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, "Give light and the people will find their own way."

As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis on race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.

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Posted: 2020-11-08 Expires: 2020-12-07
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