Meteorologist
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 7/21/2019

Job Description

​​​​KCEN-TV has an immediate opening for a Meteorologist. The right candidate will have strong communication skills, an engaging personality, and a love of weather forecasting.  You must have a passion for winning severe weather and telling a compelling weather story with creative graphics even on a hot Texas day.  ​You'll have to thrive in a competitive environment and love wall-to-wall weather coverage.  This is not just an on-air job.  You'll be responsible for engaging our viewers on all of our digital and social media platforms as well. The applicant needs to embrace new technology and be willing to explore new ways to present the weather story. ​

Responsibilities

  • ​​​Provide accurate weather forecasts using the latest weather technology in a multi-platform environment
  • Write, edit, and report on weather and/or news from the field or inside the newsroom
  • Produce clean and informative graphics to tell the weather story
  • Update website and social media platforms as necessary
  • Make public appearances
  • Effectively and positively reflect the station in the community at all times​

Job Requirements

Job Requirements: ​​​

  • Bachelor degree in Meteorology or Atmospheric Science required.
  • Minimum of one - three 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
  • Demonstrated ability to post forecasts, graphics, etc. to various digital media platforms
  • Be available to work a flexible schedule and fill-in when necessary
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines in a fast paced and deadline driven environment​

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.

 

 

 

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About Us

“Start Here. Expect More!”  KCEN/KAGS-TV is the NBC affiliate serving the citizens of Temple, Waco, Killeen and Bryan-College Station.  With more than 60 years in operation, we still feel the obligation to our viewers to serve our communities faithfully and honestly.