Weekend Meteorologist

Date Posted: 8/29/2019

Job Description

WWL-TV, TEGNA’s station in New Orleans, Louisiana is looking for an experienced Weekend Meteorologist to join our flourishing team!

The ideal candidate must have a passion for winning severe weather and telling a compelling weather story even on bright sunny days.  The ideal candidate will have experience studying severe weather including hurricanes and will be able to use a broad range of technology working in a fast-paced team atmosphere.  We are looking for a team player with an engaging personality who can help out with every aspect of meteorology: from forecasting and preparing graphics, to reporting in the field, being an integral part of severe weather coverage and providing compelling content - not only on TV, but online and on social media.  The applicant needs to embrace new technology and be willing to explore new ways to present the weather story.  Clear understanding of the importance of community involvement, such as speaking at schools and appearances at other community functions and station sponsored events.

Job Requirements

  • Candidates must have at least a Bachelor of Science degree in Meteorology that meets or exceeds the requirements of the AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist program.
  • Candidate must have a good understanding of social media
  • Candidate must have good writing skills
  • Preferred on-air experience of 2-3 years
  • Hurricane forecasting experience is a plus



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

WWL-TV Channel 4, New Orleans’ CBS Affiliate, is dedicated to serving the community through in-depth local news coverage on multiple platforms and providing market leading solutions and production services to our clients. For 35 years, WWL-TV has been the viewer’s choice for local news, weather and sports. Earning the title, “Louisiana’s News Leader”, WWL-TV continues to show growth in all newscasts, and produces over 35 hours of local programming each week. Channel 4’s unwavering commitment to local journalism has earned it seven prestigious George Foster Peabody Awards, three National Edward R. Murrow Awards and a host of other national, regional and local honors.

Serving Southeast Louisiana doesn’t stop with local news coverage. WWL-TV is a dedicated community partner providing support to food drives, local festivals, Go Red for Women, Be The Match and much more.