WPXI is looking for a meteorologist who loves to tell weather stories and break down the forecast in a way consumer understand the impact on their lives. This meteorologist will embrace the multi-platform newsroom. He or she will have a deep understanding of how to make our content on each platform unique and stand out. This meteorologist will have a deep understanding of the station's technology and know-how to break it down for our viewer. He or she will be responsible for pitching, producing, and presenting "weather" stories, and execute live shots that bring value to our newscasts.
At WPXI weather is our #1 priority, 24/7. We look forward to having a team member who will use all of our tools to keep our consumers informed and safe.
Degreed Meteorologist must create and deliver the WPXI-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
Understand how to pitch, produce, and execute "weather stories" and daily report live in the field.
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
B.A Degree in Journalism, Communications, Science, or Other
2+ 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 skillsOrganization:
Cox Media GroupPrimary Location:
US-PA-Pittsburgh-4145 Evergreen RoadEmployee Status:
Yes, 5 % of the TimeSchedule: