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KXAN (NBC) in Austin, TX is hiring an experienced FT meteorologist to be part of a top-rated, highly collaborative weather team. Be part of an innovative station that values your ideas and encourages creative, compelling weathercasts and storytelling. Live in one of the fastest-growing and most desired markets, with dynamic weather conditions from flash flooding and tornadoes to ice storms.
Duties include producing and presenting weather forecasts for weekend newscasts and filling-in on weekdays, as well as creating weather content on digital and social media platforms daily. Reporting assignments will focus on topics related to meteorology and other sciences, environmental issues, etc. Candidates must demonstrate news judgment and ability to cultivate story ideas.
Must submit link to a reel reflecting compelling presentation of the day’s weather story. Meteorology degree and 3 years’ television experience required. Reporting experience preferred.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Physical Demands & Work Environment:
The Meteorologist must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors occasionally in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the Meteorologist I must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.