Weather Anchor/Meteorologist
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 8/30/2020

Job Description

KREM/KSKN has an immediate opening for a Weather Anchor/Meteorologist to join our "Up with KREM" Morning Team. Are you a morning person who wants to help people get ready for their day? Do you provide viewers weather information they can't get on their phones? Are you a digital star who can write dynamic stories and engage with audiences on social media? This position will handle every aspect of meteorology, including forecasting, preparing graphics, posting digital forecasts and reporting in the field. Candidates should submit a link to a video resume reel as well as examples of social media posts that showcase weather and personality. This is a full-time, salaried, union position that reports to the Morning Executive Producer.​

Responsibilities

  • Prepare and present accurate weather forecasts
  • Interact with the audience on multiple platforms, especially during severe weather
  • Help track and warn consumers of severe weather during continuous coverage         
  • Develop story sources to bring unique and community-based pitches to editorial discussions
  • Write in an exciting, captivating and authentic manner
  • Use the latest editing and photography tools to tell great stories
  • Participate in various community events/campaigns representing KREM 2 
  • Perform other tasks as required by Content Team leaders

Job Requirements

Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Meteorology or climate science preferred
  • AMS seal preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years on-air experience
  • Must demonstrate dynamic on-camera skills with a memorable personality both in studio and in the field
  • Must be able to work in a collaborative team environment
  • Strong social media skills, including an active weather presence on Facebook and Instagram
  • Good understanding of operating video equipment desired
  • Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events
  • Ability to work mornings, nights and weekends​

 

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

Where you choose to live and work are some of the most important decisions in life.  If you are looking to align yourself with a company culture that promotes career advancement of top performers, this is home.  Whether you are seeking a career as a journalist, a sales/marketing executive or a social media/digital guru, KREM 2 offers a career launch pad through TEGNA’s family of media and digital properties in the Pacific Northwest and across the country.  Inviting smart, creative and diverse professionals to develop innovative content, marketing strategies and new technologies is our recruiting priority

Taking care of you, your spouse or partner and your dependents is important and supported by KREM 2’s benefit plans for qualified employees.  Options include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability insurance and long-term disability insurance.   We also offer paid vacation and holidays, sick leave and a generous 401K Savings Plan and other benefits.  

KREM 2 is the CBS affiliate serving the Inland Northwest.  Located in Spokane, the station has a rich history of interactive service with the Spokane-Coeur d’Alene region for over 60 years.  It is our privilege and promise to serve this extraordinary community through our partnerships with numerous non-profit organizations and social service agencies.   To give you a better feel for our news market, Spokane is the second largest city in Washington State and enjoys four distinct weather seasons for outdoor enthusiasts.   Spokane is home to the largest medical hub between Seattle and Minneapolis, Fairchild Air Force Base, a significant higher education, high-tech and agriculture base.