WRIC-TV the ABC affiliate in the capital city of Richmond, VA has an opening for a Weekend Meteorologist. We have dynamic weather during all four seasons in Central Virginia and the technology to cover it. Our weather team is backed by the latest cutting-edge weather tools including Baron Vipir radar, Baron Lynx, Baron mobile products and Baron Traffic. WRIC-TV is an equal opportunity employer.
- Produce and present weather/news reports for all platforms.
- Ensures that all weather/news content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
- Writes and delivers weather / news stories in a clear and concise manner.
- Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating weather programming and other content.
- Responds to breaking and/or severe weather events and other urgent newsroom situations as required.
- Works closely with the weather team to develop comprehensive weather coverage.
- Participates in promotional activities including public appearances.
- Writes web stories detailing the local forecast on a daily basis.
- Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.
- Shift includes front-line meteorologist for all of our weekend morning and evening newscasts.
- Posting on the web and social media.
Requirements & Skills:
- Bachelor's degree in Meteorology, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
- At least 2 years’ experience in weather presentation required
- Ability to write story from beginning to end. Knowledge of ENPS helpful and WordPress is helpful
- Proficiency with Baron products including Vipir Radar is helpful
- Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
- Strong understanding of the field of Meteorology and a proven track record of forecasting.
- Valid driver's license with a good driving record.
- Flexibility to work any shift.
If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!