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Morning Meteorologist, WPTV

The E.W. Scripps Company
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
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WPTV, the E.W. Scripps owned #1 NBC affiliate, is looking for an experienced Meteorologist to join our team in the sunny Palm Beaches. We are looking for an engaging on-air performer who will connect both on air & online. The Meteorologist is responsible for analyzing meteorological data gathered by satellites and radar to prepare reports and forecasts for the newscasts, digital & social media. Beyond the forecast, you are expected to post blogs about weather and atmospheric happenings that are interesting to our audience. We use WSI products and other storytelling tools in addition to a very competitive news team who wants to help own breaking weather.

The ideal candidate will thrive in a digital-first newsroom-- using social media to engage and inform. Must be able to work efficiently under tight deadlines. Five (5) years of experience is preferred. Your demo reel must show a proven track record of storytelling and breaking weather.



  • Interpret and analyze weather data to create local forecasts.
  • Meet daily deadlines forecasting for all of our OTT platforms plus radio.
  • 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.


  • Bachelors degree in Meteorology.
  • Minimum of 1 to 3 years experience required, 5 years preferred.


  • 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.
  • In the event of a local hurricane, stay at the station with the rest of the staff to help support the news organization.


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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