Meteorologist
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 7/16/2020

Job Description

​THV11 is looking for an experienced Meteorologist to join the weather team. The right candidate needs to be energetic, entertaining, & engaging to tell an easy-to-understand forecast.  We’re seeking a dynamic meteorologist to add to continue our tradition of excellence. Shooting and editing skills a plus.

​​You need to do it all: television, online, social networking and community outreach. Having a dynamic personality is an absolute must. You must be able to forecast and cover severe weather. We’re seeking a great storyteller who uses all the technology to create dynamic, compelling weather segments, on-air and online. The successful candidate for this position also should be well-versed in all aspects of today’s reporting landscape, from writing to shooting and editing. Strong reporting and storytelling skills are a big plus. Be ready to tackle every sort of weather you can imagine from winter's ice storms to spring's tornadoes along with an occasional tropical system, earthquake, or river flood.

Job Requirements

​​Bachelor's degree in Meteorology, Atmospheric Science, Geoscience, or related field with an emphasis on weather prediction & forecasting. An AMS or NWA sealed meteorologist with at least 5 years on-air experience is preferred. Strong live broadcast and live reporting skills are required. Strong web and digital skills are a must.​

 

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 62 television stations and four radio stations in 51 markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching over 38 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks Justice Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. 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.

Job Snapshot

About Us

THV11 (KTHV) is a news, weather, and information source in central Arkansas. Being a CBS affiliate, THV broadcasts several newscasts throughout the day as well as provides 24-hour news around the clock on our website and mobile platforms.

THV 11 is Arkansas’ “This is Home” station providing viewers with the most up-to-date, reliable news and severe weather information. Our approachable team is committed to community and connecting with Arkansans “Anytime-Anywhere” through mobile avenues, social networking and instant “breaking news” alerts.