Part-time Weekend Meterologist - WPTV-TV

The part-time Weekend Morning meteorologist is responsible for preparing and delivering accurate weather reports for newscasts.

The meteorologist must have NWS and/or AMS seal within three years.
-Prepare and deliver daily weather content utilizing all available weather data and graphics computers
-Prepare and deliver urgent weather updates interrupting regular programming as necessary
-Prepare and deliver all weather content over multiple platforms
-Assist management in evaluations of potential new weather data gathering and presentation computers
-Report live from event sites
-Write and produce content for multiple platforms
-Report, write, capture visual content, edit, produce and post stories for multiple platforms
-Gathers and verifies factual information regarding stories through interview, observation, and research
-Knowledge and demonstration of editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws
-Perform various community service activities for station as assigned
-Perform other duties as assigned


-Computer literacy required, including weather and newsroom computer systems.
-Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment.
-Knowledge of Final Cut Pro editing systems, or similar editing equipment.
-Strong broadcast and AP style writing skills.
-Proficient at posting content to various websites.
-Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment.
-Valid driver's license, driving record in compliance with station policy, and proof of insurability (liability limits of $100,000 per person/$300,000 per accident/$50,000 property as defined by station policy).

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Location State Salary Deadline
West Palm Beach FL Competitive March 14, 2012

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Created On:  02/15/2012 - 02:00 a.m.

Modified On:  02/15/2012 - 11:53 a.m.

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