41 Action News, an NBC affiliate in Kansas City, MO is looking for a Weekend Meteorologist to add to the award winning team in our state-of-the-art newsroom. Qualified applicants must have excellent weather judgment and instincts. Candidates must excel during breaking weather news and lead the execution of the News department’s breaking news plan during severe weather. Candidates must be able to engage our audience through all social medial channels and digital platforms.
· Tell the market’s weather stories in a way that connects with and captivates viewers.
· Develop innovative and creative ways of presenting the daily weather story, with an emphasis on accuracy and integrity of data.
· Produce weather graphics and analyze data from the National Weather Service as well as other meteorological sources.
· Work with the producers and news team to create complete coverage of weather. Also prepare and post forecasts for multiple platforms.
· Some live reporting and attendance at community and weather-related events will be required. Use of social media daily and especially during severe events.
· Minimum of two years’ experience as a television weather meteorologist/anchor
· Degree in meteorology preferred.
· AMS or NWS seal preferred.
If interested in joining a winning team, please apply at www.scripps.com/careers
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