Weather Anchor
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 5/22/2019

Job Description

KTHV, the CBS TEGNA owned station in Little Rock, AR is looking for an experienced Weather Anchor who can prepare and present accurate weather forecasts while also understanding the importance of social media and weather awareness. This person will also be expected to handle live reports showcasing some of the great outdoors we experience in central Arkansas. You will be surrounded by the most talented weather team in the market. The conditions in Arkansas can be hard to call sometimes, so if you are up for a challenge, please apply.

In this role, you will:

  • Interact live with customers on multiple platforms, especially during severe or inconvenient weather
  • Help track and warn viewers of severe weather during continuous coverage          
  • Develop story ideas, write and shoot environmental news stories for on-air broadcasting
  • Develop original content through social listening and independent sources
  • Deliver on-air news events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner.
  • Interview news subjects and research for facts and credibility
  • Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media
  • Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer

Job Requirements

 

  • BA/BS in journalism, communications, meteorology or related field
  • 1-2 years of experience preferred
  • Bilingual, (English & Spanish) speaking preferred
  • Experience with WSI systems preferred
  • Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems
  • Understanding of the tenets of professional journalism
  • A portfolio with examples of strong weather reporting
  • Ability to generate creative, engaging, content-driven live shots
  • Strong social media skills, including an active news hound and weather presence on Twitter and Facebook
  • Knowledge of ENPS, Edius and Axis graphics a plus
  • Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines
  • Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events

 

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

TEGNA, Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.