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Job ID 1715579 Date posted 09/26/2017 Location Seattle, Washington Apply


The Meteorologist must follow the KIRO weather format and action plans as developed by the News Director, Executive Producers and Chief Meteorologist. The ability not only to forecast in a difficult weather market, but also the ability to communicate that forecast in a way the viewers will understand, is a must. The Meteorologist must be proficient in social media and digital communication to be successful in today’s environment.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Follow the KIRO weather format and action plans as developed by the News Director, Executive Producers and Chief Meteorologist
  • Forecast in a difficult weather market in a way the viewers will understand
  • Create graphics for TV and Digital
  • Use social media and digital to reach viewers


QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Strong computer skills required
  • Must be proficient at updating the web with blogs, graphics and videos as well as using social media
  • This person will have a proven track record developing a working rapport with a diverse group of company leadership.
  • Excellent communication, organization, and writing skills are required. 
  • B.A Degree in Journalism, Communications, Science preferred
  • Minimum of three years television weathercaster experience required, preferably in at least a medium market
  • AMS Seal and/or CBM preferred  
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to handle multiple projects at once and effective communication skills are essential
  • Attention to detail and strong organization skills to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people in a fast paced environment with frequent deadlines

Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-WA-Seattle-2807 3rd Ave

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Weekend

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing

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