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Meteorologist (10872) Job

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. - Cincinnati, OH

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

WKRC-TV/Local 12

, in Cincinnati, OH, is looking for a Meteorologist. As a Meteorologist, you will be responsible for the content of the weather cast on-air and on our digital platforms. You will issue warnings and alerts, produce graphics and maps, and report live during weather events. You must be able to utilize social media during severe weather, as well as write weather stories. In this role, you will work with the News Director to determine the format of various weather graphics and segments.

Duties include:

Forecasting, producing and presenting clear and concise weather casts, which tell a story and connect with viewers

Developing content and graphics for on-air, web, and social media

Making public appearances on behalf of the station

Working with producers to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situations

Conduct live shots and report from community events and in breaking news situations

Required Skills:

An excellent communicator with a professional on-air presence

Possess a strong science background

The ability to clearly explain a weather story

Utilize graphics and video in a way that helps our audience prepare for various weather conditions

The ability to participate in community outreach initiatives is required

Required Experience:

A bachelor's degree in meteorology, atmospheric science, or other relevant science degree is required

CBM seal is strongly desired

Experience with WSI Storm system is preferred

Previous on-air experience presenting weather and news information is required

Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace!

Job Criteria:

Start Date:

Position Type: Full-Time Permanent

Years of Experience Required:

Education Required:

Overnight Travel:

Vacation Time:

18 days 20 hours ago

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Meteorologist (10872) Job Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. - Cincinnati, OH, United States

   

Location: Cincinnati, OH

Company Profile:
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the country today. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides sales services to 87 television stations in 47 markets. Sinclair's television group reaches approximately 27.1% of US television households and includes FOX, ABC, MyTV, CW, CBS, NBC, MTN and Azteca affiliates. Sinclair, either directly or through its Ventures subsidiary, makes equity investments in strategic companies. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. was founded in 1986, went public in 1995 and is traded on the Nasdaq Exchange under the ticker symbol SBGI.