Meteorologist
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 3/25/2019

Job Description

KVUE-TV in Austin, TX is looking for a dynamic and engaging Meteorologist. This position is responsible for preparing and delivering accurate weather reports for newscasts, webcasts and social media. But it’s more than just numbers and graphics. The right candidate is a weather storyteller. Great with the science and great with our viewers. And because this is Austin, Texas, you have to be skilled at severe weather coverage; both anchoring in the studio and reporting in the field. The best fit for us will already understand and embrace the significance of having a strong weather presence on social media and possess a multi-platform approach to weather coverage. (KVUE is a TEGNA Media, Inc., station and an ABC Affiliate).

Responsibilities:

  • Research, prepare and deliver daily weather content utilizing all available weather data, graphics computers and radars.
  • Prepare and deliver severe weather updates, interrupting regular programming as necessary.
  • Prepare and update all weather content over multiple platforms including web and social media. 
  • Be flexible with schedules to fill other shifts outside regularly scheduled hours. 

Job Requirements

Requirements:

  • Four-year college degree in Meteorology or Atmospheric Science. 
  • Knowledge of WSI and WeatherBug equipment preferred.
  • Be proficient at posting content to various websites and social media; computer literacy required, including weather and newsroom computer systems.
  • AMS and/or NWA Seal of approval preferred.

 

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 47 television stations and two radio stations in 39 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and approximately 35 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industry’s top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA delivers results for advertisers through unparalleled and innovative solutions including OTT local advertising network Premion, centralized marketing resource Hatch, and G/O Digital, a one-stop shop for local businesses to connect with consumers through digital marketing. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com.

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

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About Us

TEGNA, Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.