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Meteorologist

Job ID 182260 Date posted 02/03/2018 Location Dayton, Ohio Apply

Description

WHIO-TV, the home of America’s highest rated metered-market newscasts, is looking to expand its team of meteorologists to meet audience demand for weather content anytime, anywhere—on television, online, on radio and in newspapers. We are the dominant weather leader in Southwest Ohio—the television station that viewers count on when severe weather is approaching. WHIO-TV is part of Cox Media Group Ohio and its unique, award-winning converged newsroom.  The Part-Time Meteorologist will fill in as needed for any WHIO-TV newscast as needed and would also produce weather content for WHIO-AM/FM radio, as well as produce digital weather content for both brands; may also be asked to produce weather content for our three regional newspapers and their digital products—Dayton Daily News, Springfield News Sun and Journal-news. 
With our own Radar, WSI Max HD graphics, Storm Warning Apps and regional Skywarn team located in-house – we invest heavily in providing our team with all the equipment necessary to protect our viewers, listeners and readers and provide strong locally-focused content. Weather is our #1 priority, 24/7!
Responsibilities:
  • Degreed Meteorologist must create and deliver the WHIO-TV weather forecast following researched formats and action plans. 
  • Must have the ability not only to forecast in weather market, but live storm track, using your skills  to communicate not just data, but a forecast and its impact, in a way viewers and listeners will understand.
  • Qualified candidates will be proficient in creating digital videos, social media engagement, ad-libbing live on TV, radio, live streams and Facebook Live.
  • Prepare newscast graphics using WSI Max system; ability to analyze weather data from a variety of source to prepare and deliver accurate forecast on TV, on radio, in digital, in print.
  • Work with a team of meteorologists to deliver life-saving weather information to our audiences 24/7.
  • Part-time Meteorologist will be assigned the Saturday AM/Noon newscasts and must be willing to work any newscast, including during holidays, vacation coverage.
  • Must be willing to work extended hours during impactful, severe weather events
  • Must be able to pitch and create evergreen weather content to be used on digital brands, television and other media platforms.

Qualifications

Qualifications:
  • B.A Degree in Journalism, Communications, Science, or Other
  • 1+ years television weathercaster, live storm tracking experience
  • Desired: Completion of Certified Broadcast Meteorology (CBM) program, or be in process of completing preferred.
  • Requires strong computer skills, communication skills, social media skills


About Cox Media Group

Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers and non-daily publications; and digital sites and services, like Rare.us, Clark.com, Dawg Nation, SEC Country, Hookem.com, Mundo Hispanico, Southern Kitchen and All22. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.



Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-OH-Dayton-1611 S Main St

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Part-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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