The following represent brief/broad descriptions. It is not intended, nor should it be construed, to represent a comprehensive and, or exhaustive description of all duties/responsibilities and requisite skills associated with the position.
METEOROLOGIST (Full Time Regular): Provide weather forecasts for air and web as assigned. Report live in studio and on location. Conduct interviews and interact with the public. A minimum of five years' experience working as a weather anchor in a medium or large market. Must be able to work effectively on various media platforms. Must be able to produce news and feature packages and report live. Must have good news judgment and knowledge of fair and accurate journalism practices. Must possess strong on air abilities, be creative and ad-lib effectively. Excellent people and communication skills; must be a team player. Expert knowledge of weather and newsroom computers. AMS Seal required or at the least be eligible for testing. Weather Central/Barons background helpful. Hurricane forecasting experience a plus.
For consideration send resume w/cover letter to:
WTVT – FOX 13, HR Department
3213 W Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33609
Or email as an attachment in MS Word and a link or a reel demonstrating your on-air work to: Cynthia.Armstrong@foxtv.com.
Please identify your referral source and the position you are applying for in your cover letter. No phone calls please. EOE/M/F/D/V.
Posted January 4, 2013.
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