Nexstar Media Group

  • Chief Meteorologist

    Requisition ID
    2018-1578
    Category
    News
    Job Locations
    US-IN-Indianapolis
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Company Overview

    Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 169 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.9% of US television households, and a diversified, growing digital media operation.  Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the parent company of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. & Nexstar Digital LLC.  Learn more at www.nexstar.tv.

    Position Summary

    WISH-TV is looking for a Chief Meteorologist with experience, charisma and a knack for telling a great weather story.

    You’ll lead a team of 5 talented and experienced meteorologists.  WISH-TV produces more local news than any other station in Indiana and our commitment to weather is unparalleled.

    You’ll have great tools to work with, a brand-new set to work on, a fantastic culture to be a part of and one of American’s most livable cities to live in!

    Indy has it all from Blizzards to Tornados and everything in between.  Our digital/social following is huge, and you will be a big part of that.

    So if you are the kind of meteorologist who comes to work before the storm, stays until it’s over and presents a clear and concise digital and broadcast message this could be the opportunity you’ve been waiting for.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Produce and report weather and/or science related stories across all media platforms.
    • Present live weather reports from the station as well as in the field.
    • Write weather stories and update forecast information on station website.
    • Develop innovative and creative ways of presenting the daily weather story.
    • Create maps and graphics to illustrate weather conditions.

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
    • Understand importance of social media.
    • Proficiency with WSI weather systems.
    • Detail oriented.

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