Weekend Meteorologist
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 8/1/2020

Job Description

WLTV/WJXX the TEGNA duopoly in Jacksonville, Florida is looking for a meteorologist.  This candidate must have a passion for winning severe weather and telling a compelling weather story even on bright sunny days.  We are looking for a team player who can help out with every aspect of meteorology, from forecasting, to preparing graphics, to reporting in the field, being an integral part of severe weather coverage and reaching our consumers 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.  You must also understand the importance of community involvement.

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

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.

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About Us

First Coast News (FCN), WTLV /WJXX, a duopoly combining the powers of the ABC and NBC networks, is committed to being “First For You.” On a daily basis we demonstrate through consumer advocacy, targeted station projects, a dedicated sales force, and strong marketing our ability to put the needs of viewers first. First Coast News takes the news of the day a step further to impact the lives of people where they need it most, finding elements of a story that relates to everyone. FCN is a voice for the voiceless and holds those in power accountable. We want to make our community a better place.

Why live on the First Coast? The First Coast is a very unique area. From the beauty of Amelia Island, to the historic culture of St. Augustine, to Jacksonville itself, with its thriving beach communities, there’s so much to offer.  There are numerous outdoor activities, the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars and beautiful beaches to enjoy year-round.