Meteorologist / Anchor / Reporter

  • CBS Corporation
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Jun 04, 2018
Full time Media-Journalism Media Television

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Anchor Weather segments on news shows, as needed.

PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

ANCHOR:

  • Present Weather information on-air with understanding and confidence

  • Report live and on-tape - scripted and unscripted

  • Appear at public and station events, as required

  • Maintain an unequivocal commitment to accuracy and fairness

  • Vacation coverage as needed

  • Other duties, as assigned

PRODUCER:

  • Prepare and coordinate on-air material for daily newscasts

  • Ensure that daily show production deadlines are met, in consultation with executive producer and meteorologist

  • Knowledge of the WSI graphics computer

  • Ability to create creative graphics on the WSI computer

  • Monitor weather

  • Contribute story ideas

  • Field produce, as needed

  • Other duties, as assigned

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Innovative, organized, and results-oriented

  • Must have strong knowledge of local and national weather

  • Ability to assemble high quality video and editorial content

  • Ability to write and edit broadcast copy

  • Appear comfortable on camera

  • Ability to do live field reporting work on weather and news stories

  • Ability to work under deadline pressure

  • Must demonstrate leadership and people skills

  • Contribute to station’s digital & social media strategies

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

Preferred:

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Television weather producing/anchoring experience, preferably five years in top 20 market. AMS Seal required.

  • Degree in Meteorology or similar field

  • Available to work irregular hours, weekends, and holidays

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled