Weather Intern - Fall

Date Posted: 8/1/2019

Job Description

WUSA9 is in search of talented college students looking for enriching paid internship opportunities. Come join WUSA9, the CBS affiliate in the Washington DC market and a division of TEGNA Inc., a Fortune 500 global digital media company, for our 2019 Fall Intern Program.

Weather Internship: The weather internship will cover all facets of broadcast meteorology. Interns will learn how to operate: a weather graphics system, live Doppler radar including storm identification, storm tracking and street level mapping and a newsroom computer. Interns will also learn to read and analyze raw computer guidance and write a forecast from this data and how to produce and stack a show for on air use. Interns will also become familiar with nonlinear editing, web site updating and content building. Creating your own DVD on air weathercast is permitted. This internship position requires a personal interview. 

Job Requirements

  • Currently studying and/or majoring in Atmospheric Sciences (graduate or undergraduate program)
  • Must be pursuing Bachelor's degree with a GPA of at least 3.0 (Students in Junior or Senior year of College preferred)
  • Must be well organized, detail oriented, adaptable and flexible
  • Must possess excellent communication skills
  • Hours of Work/Work Schedule will be Monday through Friday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. with some flexibility

To be considered a candidate for an opening at WUSA9 – 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.



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


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

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.