Morning Meteorologist
at Sinclair Broadcast Group

Date Posted: 4/21/2019

Job Description

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country!  Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees.  Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair!  We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

KMEG/KPTH-TV is looking for a full-time Morning Meteorologist!

The ideal candidate can produce and deliver compelling, accurate forecasts for broadcast television and our multiple digital and social media platforms. Leading the market in severe weather coverage is a top priority. The ideal candidate must have a strong knowledge of predicting and tracking tornadoes and understand Iowa, South Dakota and Nebraska complex weather patterns. The ideal candidate is personable and has the ability to connect with viewers on-air and during public appearances. This position also calls for live reporting as needed.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in meteorology/atmospheric science is required
  • Must possess the ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple priorities
  • Must work well in a team environment
  • Must have excellent writing, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Good on-air conversational presentation required
  • Knowledge of WSI system

If you have the required experience and skills, please apply below or visit www.sbgi.net. Please include a web link that showcases your work. If you do not have a web link, apply online and then submit a non-returnable DVD to:

KMEG/KPTH
Attn: News Director
100 Gold Circle
Dakota Dunes, SD 57049

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace! 

Job Snapshot

About Us

Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! In addition, Sinclair is the leading local news provider in the country, as well as a producer of sports content. Sinclair owns a multicast network, four radio stations and a cable network. Sinclair’s content is delivered via multiple-platforms, including over-the-air, multi-channel video program distributors, and digital platforms. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. was founded in 1986, went public in 1995 and is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol SBGI.

We believe Sinclair Broadcast Group’s people are our most important asset. Our teams make the critical difference in how we perform and their skills, talents and determination separate us from our competitors. Sinclair's success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. . We are advancing the world of broadcasting and we need talented, dedicated, ethical professionals to do so. Our teams make the critical difference in how we perform and their skills, talents and determination separate us from our competitors. To be the best, you have to attract the best. This is why we provide opportunity for advancement, a challenging work environment, and a company culture with open communication and teamwork. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair!

We also offer excellent compensation and comprehensive benefits, including:

  • Company-sponsored medical/prescription, vision and dental plans
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Company-paid Life and Disability
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Wellness programs
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Education reimbursement
  • Vacation, Holiday, and PTO
  • And more…