Job Opening-Meteorologist – FOX13 News Memphis

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From tornadoes to blizzards, the Mid-South is home to some of the most extreme weather in the country. WHBQ-TV is looking for a Meteorologist to join our team at Severe Weather Center 13. We need more than a Meteorologist. We need a weather reporter who can reveal the weather and forecast in a meaningful way to our viewers.

The successful candidate will have a degree in meteorology and should have the ability to accurately forecast, track live storms, create and develop detailed, easy-to-understand charts and broadcast flawlessly on TV, social media and on the 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 a team of meteorologists to deliver vital weather information to our audiences 24/7.
  • Must have the ability to not only forecast 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, live ad-libbing 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 YOU WILL BRING:

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

Please email your reel and resume to [email protected]

Imagicomm Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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