Morning Meteorologist

KOIN 6 a Nexstar Media Group, Television Station in Portland, Oregon is seeking an experienced Morning Meteorologist to join our morning news team.

Job Summary:  

Deliver weather accurately, clearly and concisely and in an engaging manner. Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
* Present live weather reports from the station as well as in the field
* Create weather content for our digital platforms, including web, Twitter and Facebook
* Develop innovative and creative ways of presenting the daily weather story
* Create maps and graphics to illustrate weather conditions
* Produce and report weather and/or science related stories across all media platforms Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
* Solid vocal delivery, camera presence, and clear enunciation
* Understand importance of social media
* Proficiency with WSI weather systems
* Detail oriented
* Strong reporting skills

Education/Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in meteorological science required. At least three years of on-air television experience in forecasting and presenting weather.
Certified meteorologist desired.

Training/Equipment:  
Operate newsroom computer systems, including weather computers, as well as video editing equipment.

Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements:  

High stress environment with deadline pressures.
Some travel may be required.
Position requires work on morning shift, plus some weekends and holidays.
Work may be performed in extreme outdoor temperatures.

Note: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

To Apply:  Please visit https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/5880

About Us:  Broadcasting since 1953, KOIN 6 News is Portland’s CBS affiliate, providing local news, network and syndicated entertainment to viewers in Oregon and SW Washington. KOIN 6 News is Watching Out For You with 34 hours of local news broadcasts each week, featuring award-winning, in-depth investigations, news, weather and traffic.

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