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Meteorologist

METEOROLOGIST

JOB OPENING – February 5, 2019

KRIS Communications in Corpus Christi, Texas has a full-time position available for an experienced Meteorologist.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Tell the market’s weather stories in a way that connects with and captivates the viewers.
  • Develop innovative and creative ways of presenting the daily weather story with an emphasis on accuracy and integrity of data.
  • Produce weather graphics and analyze data from the National Weather Service as well as other meteorological sources.
  • Work with the weather team and producers to create complete coverage of weather. Also prepare and post forecasts for multiple platforms.
  • Some live field reporting and attendance at community and weather-related events will be required.
  • Use of social media daily and especially during severe weather events.
  • Reporting news stories during the week will be required.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of two years experience as a weather meteorologist is preferred.
  • Degree in Meteorology and/or Atmospheric Sciences preferred.
  • American Meteorology Society (AMS) and/or National Weather Association (NWA) seal preferred.
  • Must have the ability to work flexible and sometimes long hours.
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.

DESIRED CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Experience with severe weather coverage, including but not limited to tornadoes and hurricanes.
  • Passion to be a part of a major weather event, no matter when it happens.
  • Should thrive working under the intense deadline pressure of television weather.
  • Technology savvy with strong computer skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication/presentation skills.
  • Strong leadership qualities and self-motivation.

Our parent company, Cordillera Communications is a privately held media company that owns 13 television stations in small to mid-sized markets. The company is an equal opportunity employer that offers benefits including a 401K plan and paid vacation.

A valid Texas Divers License is required. Drug testing is mandatory. Please send cover letter, resume and DVD examples of your most recent work that highlights your knowledge as a meteorologist to:

 

Drew Speier

dspeier@kztv10.com

KRIS Communications

301 Artesian Street

Corpus Christi, TX  78401

 

No phone calls, please.

 

KRIS Communications is an equal opportunity employer. View our policy by clicking here.

Post date: 2/5/19

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