JOB OPENING – February 5, 2019
KRIS Communications in Corpus Christi, Texas has a full-time position available for an experienced Meteorologist.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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:
301 Artesian Street
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
No phone calls, please.
Post date: 2/5/19