Job Detail

WHSV-TV Job Bank Posting

Organization:
Department:
News
Employment Type:
Full Time
Location:
WHSV
Job Position Title:
Weekend Meteorologist/Reporter
Times Viewed
96
Job Description:
About GRAY TELEVISION: Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 91 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better. 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. ABOUT STATION: WHSV is located in Harrisonburg, Virginia situated in the Shenandoah Valley. We have been consistently honored for our journalism. Our team produces nearly 30 hours of local news each week. We strive to bring our viewers the best content on all platforms. Harrisonburg is a thriving community located two hours from Washington, D.C. and Richmond. We are the area's ABC, CBS and FOX affiliates. We also operate a 24/7 weather channel. JOB SUMMARY: WHSV is looking for our next weekend meteorologist to join our award-winning First Alert Storm Team! In this unique position, the successful candidate will provide on-air weather reports during our weekend newscasts, turn two franchise pieces "Weather Questions" and "Weekend Picks" per week, and do general assignment reporting for the news department three days per week. We're looking for a dynamic storyteller who can ad-lib while presenting the weather, and reporting live in the field. We strive to keep our viewers informed digitally, so you must be proficient with social media and demonstrate you understand the importance of it. GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: - Present weather forecasts on weekend 6:00p.m. and 11:00p.m. newscasts - Build weather graphics on WSI Max weather computers - Produce two franchise packages "Weather Questions" and "Weekend Picks" each week - General assignment news reporting three days each week - Enterprise, pitch, shoot, write, edit, and front stories - Report live from breaking news/weather situations - Be active on social media and embrace it - Fill-in on weekday weather shifts as needed - Represent the station at community events - Meet deadlines; good at time management; ability to work independently; open to feedback QUALIFICATIONS: - A degree in broadcast meteorology - A degree in broadcast communications/journalism - NWA/AMS/CBM Seal(s) of Approval preferred - Demonstrates good news judgment and decision making - A good driving record is required ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Please apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
Expiration Date:
9/30/2019

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