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Meteorologist, WEWS

The E.W. Scripps Company
Cleveland, OH 44114
  • Job Code
    JR024495
  • Jobs Rated
    24th

The E.W. Scripps news station, WEWS News 5 Cleveland is looking for a weekend Meteorologist to join the highly respected weather team! This person will be responsible for preparing and delivering accurate weather reports for the weekend newscast.

WHAT YOU'LL DO:

  • Prepare and deliver daily weathercasts utilizing all available weather data and graphics computers

  • Prepare and deliver urgent weather updates interrupting regular programming as necessary

  • Prepare and deliver all weathercast materials over a variety of mediums, including, but not limited to: TV, Internet,

  • Assist management in evaluations of potential new weather data gathering and presentation computers

  • Receives assignment or evaluates news leads and news tips to develop story ideas

  • Report live from event sites or mobile broadcast unit.

  • Write and produce quality news stories for multiple media platforms.

  • Report, write, capture visual content, edit and produce stories for multiple platforms on deadline, such as Internet and digital channels.

  • Work cooperatively with photographer assigned to story, if one is assigned.

  • Gathers and verifies factual information regarding stories through interview, observation, and research

  • Perform other duties as needed and assigned

WHAT YOU'LL NEED:

  • Bachelors degree in Meteorology or related degree.

  • Computer literacy required, including weather and newsroom computer systems.

  • Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment.

  • Knowledge of Baron weather systems, or similar.

  • Strong broadcast and AP style writing skills.

  • Proficient at posting content to various websites.

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

  • Working knowledge of social media platforms and applications.

WHAT YOU'LL BRING:

  • At least 2 years of on-air weather experience

  • Valid driver's license, driving record in compliance with station policy, and proof of insurability (liability limits of $100,000 per person/$300,000 per accident/$50,000 property as defined by station policy).

ABOUT SCRIPPS:

The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) is one of the nations leading media companies, focused on creating a better-informed world through a portfolio of news, information and entertainment brands. Scripps will become the nations largest television broadcaster, reaching 73% of U.S. television households through 108 stations in 76 markets, pending regulatory approval of its acquisition of ION Media. Committed to serving local audiences through objective journalism, Scripps operates 60 local TV stations in 42 markets. It is creating a national TV networks business that will include ION Medias entertainment programming, Newsys straightforward headline and documentary news content and the five popular Katz broadcast networks including Bounce and Court TV. 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 of race, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, 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 undue hardship for the company.

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Posted: 2021-01-06 Expires: 2021-02-04
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