METEOROLOGIST (W/END) - KXII
About Gray Television:
Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households.
We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.
Would you like to advance your career at an award-winning television station that leads the market in both news and programming? What we do at KXII matters, perhaps more than it ever has before. With an endless choice of sources, more people turn to KXII 12Media for local news, weather coverage and entertainment programming. We take pride in being the source most Texomans choose, whether watching television, reading online, following through social media, or consuming our content in any combination of these ways. Our employees contribute to that success on a daily basis. A dedicated group of experienced veterans and young professionals work hard morning, noon and night to serve our community by giving our customers the best quality content possible. We are where our community turns when severe weather threatens and when huge stories break. Regardless of their position, our employees take pride in that every day.
KXII News 12, the weather leader in the Texoma region, is looking to add a meteorologist to the market's most experienced weather team. The right candidate will have a combination of broadcast, digital, and technological expertise to tell weather stories on a variety of platforms. This meteorologist will work behind the scenes designing weather graphics for on-air, our website and apps, and social media, serve as the department's primary talent for digital and social media, as well as fill in on the air as needed. This is a full-time position based out of our studios in Sherman, Texas, located between Dallas and Oklahoma City in the heart of “Tornado Alley“. Hours and days worked will vary week to week.
Your responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:
ˑ Serve as primary weather anchor for station's weekend morning weather reports and nightly newscasts
ˑ Fill in on the air in weekday newscasts as needed (including holidays)
ˑ Serve as an anchor for station's over-the-top (OTT) news/weather product “News 12 NOW“
ˑ Serve as primary talent for digital video forecasts and live broadcasts
ˑ Design weather graphics for the department with an emphasis on “lifestyle forecasting“
ˑ Produce weather graphics and information to regularly update our website, apps, and social media platforms
ˑ Occasionally report live on weather conditions
ˑ Occasionally report on weather-related events and topics
ˑ Bachelor's degree or higher in Meteorology or Atmospheric Sciences
ˑ Some on air experience, either professionally or in college, required (*must send link to demo reel for consideration)
ˑ Some reporting experience, either professionally or in college, preferred (*please include link to demo reel if you have one)
ˑ Expertise in weather graphics software
ˑ Expertise in digital forecasting and social media
ˑ Ability to shoot, edit, and write material for broadcast and digital properties
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