Meteorologist

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The company: KSAT12 is a #1 ABC affiliate and Graham Media Group station with strong community ties and top ratings. We are known for our aggressive reporting style, our spirit of innovation and our ability to embrace new digital technologies.

The role: meteorologist

KSAT12 News is looking for a meteorologist to join our premier meteorological team.

The right person for the job will produce and anchor weather reports on our top-rated newscasts, as well as produce digital content for our website and social platforms.

The Meteorologist will create state-of-the-art weather reports using station computer systems and programs, working closely with other staff meteorologists and information officers to produce the highest quality daily weather reports and severe weather coverage for all our digital and broadcast platforms. . The ideal candidate is creative, technically savvy and keeps up to date with the latest technology, has the ability to meet deadlines and adapt to an ever-changing newsroom.

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Responsibilities:

· Produce state-of-the-art weather reports, paying particular attention to extreme weather conditions as well as inclement weather that may impact our viewers’ day;

· Develop year-round promotional and environmental content that appeals to a wide range of viewers and reflects high journalistic standards;

Work closely with other on-air weather forecasters, presenters, journalists, producers and our digital team to produce content across all platforms, maintaining continuity between our weather team and our news team;

Contribute online and social content to station platforms;

Understand and use internet search tools and social media platforms to add content and context to weather reports, weather coverage and all KSAT digital platforms;

Develop and maintain high standards of:

o Delivery – optimistic, energetic, self-assured and authoritative

o Appearance – look your best, paying attention to hair, makeup, clothes

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o Standups/live shots – be creative, energetic; work with the photographer to choreograph your words and actions

Qualifications:

· College diploma in meteorology or related field required;

· Minimum of three (3) years of experience in a commercial newsroom;

· Knowledge of newsroom computer systems preferred; knowledge of WSI, Baron and ENPS preferred;

· Ability to read, write and speak English;

· Possess a positive and hard-working attitude;

· Willingness to work a flexible schedule, including weekends, nights, mornings and holidays as needed, and to travel as required.

As a condition of employment, GMG requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated against coronavirus prior to the first day of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law, unless you qualify for medical or religious accommodation, or otherwise permitted by law. .

Any offer of employment is conditional on passing a pre-employment drug screen, background check, employment/education verification and reference check.

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NO PHONE CALL, PLEASE.

Send CV and tapes to:

Bernice Kearney, News Director [email protected]

1408 St. Mary’s Street North

San Antonio, Texas 78215

KSAT is an equal opportunity employer. In addition to complying with federal law requirements, KSAT will comply with applicable state and local laws prohibiting discrimination in employment.

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