Meteorologist
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 2/16/2020

Job Description

WBNS is seeking an experienced Meteorologist to join our morning team. The successful candidate must have a passion for severe weather and the ability to sustain superior continuous coverage for long periods of time on all platforms. This person understands the weather conversation our audience is having on any given day and how to engage and relate to them, even when the sun is shining and there's not a cloud in the sky. We are looking for a team player who can forecast, prepare segments for broadcast and digital and report live in the field. The ideal candidate embraces new technology and is willing to explore new ways to present the weather story. This candidate should also believe in all aspects of community involvement including, but not limited to, speaking at schools and other community functions. 

Responsibilities

  • ​​​​​Provide accurate weather forecasts using the most accurate weather technology in a multi-platform environment
  • Create digital and social content multiple times a day and create differentiated weather segments for broadcast
  • Produce clean and informative graphics to tell the weather story
  • Make public appearances
  • Convey a positive brand image for the station in the community at all times and on all platforms
  • Communicate and guide the content teams for aggressive, smart weather coverage when our consumers need it on all platforms
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Meteorology or Atmospheric Science required.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of on air experience as a Broadcast Meteorologist
  • Applicants should have, or be qualified to apply for the AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist or the AMS Seal of Approval
  • Be available to work a flexible schedule and fill-in when necessary​

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

TEGNA Inc. is a media company innovating in the digital age. Our purpose is to serve the greater good of our communities - through empowering stories, impactful investigations and innovative marketing services.

As one of the most geographically diverse broadcasters in the U.S., TEGNA is a best-in-class operator with 49 television stations (including those serviced by TEGNA) and two radio stations in 41 markets from coast to coast. We are the largest owner of Big Four affiliates in the top 25 markets and reach one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and 35 million across our digital platforms. Across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, TEGNA's stations have over 25 million social followers.

TEGNA produces trusted, impactful and innovative content across platforms. We tell stories that matter, are an advocate for those in need and help bring positive change to our communities. Our award-winning journalists have been recognized with numerous national honors including Edward R. Murrow, Alfred I. duPont, George Foster Peabody, George Polk, Walter Cronkite and Emmy awards.

TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks, Justice Network and Quest, which offer unique ad-supported programing and reach more than 87 million television homes. Justice Network is focused on the popular true-crime, mystery and investigation genre, while Quest features factual-entertainment programs such as science, history, and adventure-reality series.

TEGNA also provides local and national partners custom, targeted and innovative campaigns through TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS). TMS is a one-stop shop that helps businesses thrive through an unmatched suite of services and solutions that reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service.