Meteorologist
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 6/23/2019

Job Description

WUSA-TV, the TEGNA owned CBS affiliate in Washington, DC is looking for a Meteorologist.  Primary responsibilities of the position are to forecast, produce, present on-air, web, radio, print and mobile weathercasts.  Position requires advanced forecasting skills and the ability to present the weather in a factual, memorable and lively fashion.    

Job Requirements

 

  • Minimum of 2-5 years’ experience. 
  • Must have in depth knowledge of weather forecasting, computer display systems such as Weather Central or WSI. 
  • Qualified candidates must have experience using high powered radar data in communicating information about active storm systems.  
  • Must be able to update web weather information.
  • Ability to stream weather video and weathercast preferred.
  • Must handle multiple weather forecasting platforms including television, web, radio, newspaper and mobile-cast.
  • Must have a positive attitude and ability to work with others in a changing industry.
  • Must have experience live in studio as well as on location

 

To be considered a candidate for an opening at WUSA – you must complete the online application.  Paper resumes or any electronic information received that does not come through the online application process will not be considered part of the applicant pool. No phone calls please.

 

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 49 television stations and two radio stations in 41 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 30 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 also delivers innovative and unparalleled solutions for advertisers 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. 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.

 

Job Snapshot

About Us

Are you all about social and new media?  Do you like change?  And does “risk” mean “potential” in your vocabulary?  Be part of a news team that’s changing, growing and serving our community in the process.  WUSA, the TEGNA-owned CBS affiliate in Washington, DC hires talented and creative journalists, social/digital experts, marketing masterminds, and customer-focused sales executives.  If you are looking for a fast-paced atmosphere to thrive, develop your professional skills and partner with viewers and digital users – WUSA is the place to be.