Meteorologist

Full-time Position, Available on: 2022-05-05

WGAL-TV, the Hearst Television NBC affiliate located in the Lancaster-Lebanon-Harrisburg-York, PA market, has an opening for a high energy, highly skilled Meteorologist. We are looking for a Meteorologist who knows the science but can tell a relatable weather story. Our next Meteorologist will be an accurate forecaster, keep our viewers and employees safe, convey appropriate tone, summarize complicated information, and stay cool under pressure.

Job Responsibilities:

Get our viewers ready with accurate, compelling, and understandable weather forecasts
Will provide urgent, immediate weather information before and during severe weather events
Will be able to simultaneously provide content on TV, for our radio partners, and on our digital platforms
Will utilize all the technology and tools available to us to tell an intriguing weather story
Will be deployed in the field during weather events
Gather information
Summarize fact and clearly communicate content for broadcast
In-person attendance is required

Experience Requirements:

Previous on-air experience preferred.

Qualifications Requirements:

In-depth knowledge of weather science and forecasting
Proven on-air experience in handling breaking news and severe weather coverage
Dynamic on-air presence with a conversational weather presentation
Knowledgeable about how to interpret and translate high powered radar data
Proficient in using WSI graphics and technology
Excellent forecasting and on-air skills
Strong organizational skills
Ability to tell a compelling weather story
Ability to use common television weather systems
Radar experience preferred
Ability to do live field reporting on weather and other topics

Education:

Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Meteorology or related field
CBM and/or AMS seal preferred
Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military training and experience will be considered

Additional Requirements

As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

Company: WGAL TV

1300 Columbia Avenue, Lancaster, PA, 17603, US

Contact: Hearst Careers
htv.careers@hearst.com
(515) 247-8888