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Meteorologist

Job ID 1719955 Date posted 12/14/2017 Location Memphis, Tennessee Apply

Description

Develops and Produces Lifestyle Driven Broadcast Forecasts, Communicates Weather Knowledge Socially and Delivers Data Driven Content to Digital Platforms
  • Analyze and decipher weather information and tailor it for hyper local forecast delivery
  • Fully understand and utilize all computer software systems to develop forecast Graphics that align with viewer expectations
  • Approach delivery of all information with a Digital First Mobile Now mindset, executing delivery on content in this fashion
  • Manages Forecast Center equipment while on shift, communicating via WHBQ systems any outages, problems or difficulties
  • Excels at the ability to track storms and severe weather and is consistently able to execute on air
  • Stays on top of 24/7 cycle of weather information and communicates in written and or verbal form with next shift team members in news and weather
  • Keeps Digital Platforms current and fully understands and executes social strategies


Qualifications

Stays Current with Current Weather Events:
  • Understands and is fully engaged with active weather information
  • Responds quickly to weather alerts and any call from FOX 13 Memphis
  • Is available for on call situations with weather on a rotational scheduled basis
  • Stays in contact with news and weather team during any time of severe weather situation, responding immediately to any outreach
Stays Current with Current Technology:
  • Utilizes technology for weather information with full understanding of workings of newest mobile, digital and any other interactive tools
  • Fields viewer concerns
  • Handles employee issues with other members of management team if needed
  • Makes final decision on coverage issues
Applicants should be degreed meteorologists with AMS Seal or seeking same


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-TN-Memphis-485 S Highland St

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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