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WAAY - TV
Huntsville, Alabama, United States
2 days ago

Description

WAAY-TV, the 2022 Alabama Television Station of the Year, is looking for an outstanding individual and on-air performer to lead the weather department as Chief Meteorologist.  Top candidates must have superior skills for forecasting and on-air presentation while leading an outstanding team of meteorologists in a beautiful, rapidly growing market.  This market is known for its breaking weather.  WAAY-TV is home to the nation’s largest privately owned radar network and the region’s most advanced weather tracking unit, providing the ability to produce and deliver weather reports live on location.  Involvement in community and appearances at station-sponsored events is necessary.

Sustained, breaking weather experience is a must, delivering high-quality information on-air, on digital, social and through the OTT stream.  This individual is expected be a leader in the newsroom dedicated to professional growth and leadership.  The ideal candidate should possess skills necessary to become a social media weather leader who realizes the importance of leading in weather coverage both on-air and on-line. Live shots, presentations to students and groups, and interaction with those we serve at station-sponsored events throughout the DMA is an expectation.  Knowledge of Weather Company system tools, WSI Max, and possessing the ability to enhance graphics and maps while providing exceptional live reporting skills from the field are necessary.



Requirements

Requirements include:

  • BA/BS degree in meteorology, science or equivalent.
  • Five years of experience as an on-air meteorologist
  • AMS/NWA seal is preferred.
  • Outstanding communication and technical skills various weather programs
  • When applying, please include a link to your online demo reel.

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).  Pre-employment drug screen, a good driving record and background check are required. 

Job Information

  • Job ID: 62810593
  • Location:
    Huntsville, Alabama, United States
  • Position Title: Chief Meteorologist
  • Company Name For Job: WAAY - TV
  • Job Function: Broadcast Meteorologist
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 5-7 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%

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