Weekend Meteorologist

Date Posted: 9/19/2019

Job Description

12News has an exciting and challenging opportunity for a weekend meteorologist who also helps forecast during the week!

While this is NOT considered an entry-level position, we welcome all resumes and will consider each candidate based not only on experience, but also on potential. We will compensate based on your level of experience.

12News is a competitive, professional newsroom that thrives on winning breaking news and weather coverage. Our anchors are experienced pros who are also great mentors. Our reporters are driven to find the big story or a unique element that will win over viewers.

Located in Southeast Texas, Beaumont is just a short half hour drive to the Gulf of Mexico and an hour to Houston. New Orleans, Austin and Dallas are also all within driving distance for weekend getaways.

Job Requirements

The successful applicant will have excellent forecasting ability and have a clear, professional on-air presentation. Applicant must have excellent writing, research and editing skills along with the ability to articulate and communicate well. Working knowledge of WSI is a plus. We place great emphasis on our social media platforms as well, so experience with all different forms is a must!



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

KBMT/KJAC-TV (12News) is the TEGNA ABC/NBC affiliate in the Golden Triangle area of Southeast Texas in Beaumont.  12News has experienced several “firsts” including having the first stations in the market to transmit a digital signal, first in the market to broadcast in HD and the first to offer Spanish language television in the Golden Triangle.  We are also proud of our weekday morning show expanding our offering of local news to better serve our communities.  For five years in a row, 12News has been honored to receive the “Best Newscast” award from the prestigious Press Club of Southeast Texas. If you have your sights on working for and with the best, and with it a chance to join the premiere media group in the country in TEGNA, then consider 12News!