Nexstar Media Group

  • Weather Producer/Meteorologist

    Requisition ID
    2018-2490
    Category
    News
    Job Locations
    US-NM-Albuquerque
    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.

     

    EEO Statement:

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

    Position Summary

    KRQE News 13, an aggressive and growing news organization in Albuquerque has an immediate opening for a Weather Producer to help generate exceptional weather graphics that help us tell the weather story of the day for multiple newscasts. In addition, you will report a weathercast on-air at least five times a week and will be a part of our Team Weather Coverage.  

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Works closely with the weather team to develop & produce comprehensive weather graphics and other content for all platforms.
    Ensures that all weather content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
    Assist the weather team in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating weather programming and other content.
    Assist the weather team in breaking and/or severe weather events and other urgent newsroom situations as required.
    Write & publish web stories detailing the local forecast, and performs other duties as assigned.


    REQUIREMENTS & SKILLS:


    Minimum one year of weather graphic creating experience.
    Degree in meteorology preferred. Knowledge of social media platforms.
    Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required.
    Superior on-air presence.
    Knowledge of WSI Weather Producer is a plus.


     

    ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

    Ability to read computer monitor and small printing.
    Manual dexterity to operate computer, telephone, and other office machines.
    Ability to handle moderate stress on a regular basis with periods of high stress and deadline pressure.
    Able to withstand occasional extreme temperatures and adverse weather conditions.

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