Job Opening – Chief Meteorologist – FOX13 News Memphis

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WHBQ FOX13 is seeking a Chief Meteorologist to lead our team at Severe Weather Center 13. We are the most accurate and innovative meteorologists and environmental reporters in the Mid-South.

The successful candidate will be a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist and should have the ability to accurately forecast, track live storms, create and develop detailed, easy-to-understand graphics, and broadcast flawlessly on TV and social media. and radio.

WHAT WILL YOU DO:

  • The graduate meteorologist must create and deliver the FOX13 weather forecasts following the formats and plans of action sought.
  • Work with and lead a team of meteorologists to deliver vital weather information to our audiences 24/7.
  • Must have the ability to not only forecast in the weather market, but also track live storms, using your skills to communicate not just data, but a forecast and its impact, in a way that viewers and listeners will understand.
  • Qualified candidates will be proficient in digital video creation, social media engagement, ad-libbing life on TV, radio, live streams and Facebook Live.
  • Must be willing to work long hours during severe and severe weather events
  • Must be able to present and create original weather content and environmental investigative journalism for television and digital platforms.

What we are looking for

WHAT YOU WILL BRING:

  • Degree in journalism, communications, science or other
  • 5+ years TV weather presenter, live storm tracking experience
  • Completion of the Certified Broadcast Meteorology (CBM) program
  • Requires strong computer skills, communication skills, social media skills

Email your reel and resume to [email protected]

Imagicomm Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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