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KARK, the NBC affiliate, and Fox16 in Little Rock, Arkansas, are looking for an aggressive, intelligent, and creative meteorologist that understands there’s nothing more important than alerting viewers about severe weather. The successful candidate will be a great communicator who can describe complex weather situations in a clear, concise, and compelling manner. The candidate will develop innovative ways to present the forecast with an emphasis on accuracy. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience covering severe weather situations.
Candidates must have a proven track record of utilizing the station website and social media platforms to keep viewers informed.
Ideal candidates will have some experience reporting and doing live reports. Attendance at community and weather-related events will be required.
Above all, we're looking for someone with an optimistic outlook and a winning attitude. Applicants should a minimum of two years experience as an on-air meteorologist, a BS/BA in Meteorology and AMS Seal (CBM preferred). Experience with WSI TruVu MAX/MAX Storm helpful.
If interested, email resume and reel to email@example.com or mail it to Austin Kellerman, KARK-Fox16 News Director, 1401 W. Capitol Ave Suite 104, Little Rock, Arkansas, 72201.
Nexstar Broadcasting is an equal opportunity employer.
Requirements & Skills:
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 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.