Meteorologist

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



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WGMECBS13 / WPFO FOX 23, in Portland, Maine, is a trusted brand providing Maine viewers with local news, weather, sports, entertainment, and social media content. We help grow the most talented people in television. You have an opportunity to work with a team filled with spirit, passion and imagination. We have an exciting opportunity for a full-time Meteorologist. As our 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 all-weather situations, as well as write weather stories. You will be expected to produce content on a variety of platforms including, internet, social networking sites, and mobile phones, in addition to television. You must have excellent time management skills. The ideal candidate will be social media savvy.


Responsibilities include:



    Produce and present weather reports for all platforms
    Issue warnings and alerts
    Produce graphics and maps
    Report live during weather events
    Forecast, produce, and present clear and concise forecasts that connect with viewers
    Developing content and graphics for on-air, web, and extensive social media
    Make public appearances on behalf of the station
    Working with producers to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situations on-air and digital platforms
    Report from community events and breaking news
    Exemplary communication skills

    Experience:



      Previous on-air experience presenting weather and news information is required
      Extensive digital savvy
      Excellent writing skills
      High energy and engaging personality
      Willingness to come in off duty when severe weather threatens our area
      Team player. Someone who understands it's about the team
      Proven track record of covering severe weather on-air and on digital

      Please include a link to your most recent on-air work in your applicationProof of strong social media engagement





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