Weather and Entertainment Reporter
ZGS Communications, Inc.- Telemundo Washington D.C. - Arlington, VA

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Weather and Entertainment Reporter
ZGS Communications, Inc. – Washington, DC
WZDC, the Telemundo affiliate serving the Washington, DC market, is searching for an outstanding candidate with demonstrated experience working in television to fill the position of Weather and Entertainment Reporter.

Responsibilities

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 including holaciudad.com
Some live reporting and attendance at community and weather-related events will be required
Use of social media daily and especially during severe events

Qualifications/Requirements

Minimum of two years experience as a television anchor
Degree in meteorology preferred
Spanish-fluent (spoken and written)
Must be willing to work in Washington, DC
Must have the ability to work flexible and sometimes long hours due to the nature of weather events; ability to possibly work nights and weekends for coverage of weather events
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

Desired Characteristics

Passion to be a part of a major weather event, no matter when it happens
Compelling on-air presence - crisp, clear, and confidant delivery in Spanish
Should thrive working under the intense deadline pressure of television weather
Technologically savvy with strong computer skills
Excellent written and verbal communication/presentation skills in Spanish