FOX 59 WXIN-TV seeks a Meteorologist with a dynamic personality for weekend evening newscasts and various weekday newscasts. This position will also post weather forecasts and content to the station’s website, as well as provide updates to social media sites. At least three years experience as on-air meteorologist and news reporter required. AMS or NWA seal and prior experience with Weather Central system preferred.
Job Description: Prepares graphics for weekend evening newscasts and various weekday newscasts. Produces and delivers forecast. Makes public appearances, represents station positively in the community and completes speaking engagements for station events. Provides severe weather coverage, prepares crawls and updates during severe weather events. Posts weather and content updates to station website, as well as continuous updates to online social media sites. Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Qualifications Necessary: Degree in broadcast journalism, meteorology or related field preferred. At least 3 years on-air experience in a newsroom setting. Ability to develop and present weather forecast for live broadcast. Weather Central system experience and American Meteorological Society’s Seal a plus. Prior news and/or reporting experience required. Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
Qualified applicants should mail non-returnable DVD with resume and cover letter stating position desired and referral source to: Human Resources, WXIN/WTTV, 6910 Network Place, Indianapolis, IN 46278. EOE.