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WKBN/WYFX/WYTV needs a weather ace to cover lake-effect snow, spring thunderstorms and a broad range of conditions in Northeast Ohio. You also need to be passionate about pioneering new content on digital and reporting local enterprise stories.
This is the perfect full-time opportunity for a meteorologist from a smaller market to get experience with a fantastic weather challenge or for an overachieving December graduate to land their first on-air job.
We're looking for someone with, or working on, a meteorology-related degree, who believes in active weathercasting, generating your own forecast, tracking down to the street level and being first with breaking weather and news.
This meteorologist will forecast for the weekend newscasts and multiple digital platforms. During the week, you will report and shoot as a Multimedia Journalist, you could fill in for meteorologists on our 3 network affiliated stations, produce weather or even produce newscasts. This job will teach it all and help you grow.
Our news team produces 10 ½ hours of live news on WYTV, WKBN & WYFX every weekday from 2 studios, 4 ½ hours each weekend day.
You get to live in a community with great food, great people and one of the largest city parks in the country. If you like to get outdoors after work, check out Mill Creek Metroparks. Youngstown is also midway between Pittsburgh and Cleveland. You can be at a Browns or Steelers game in an hour. We're neighbors to some of the best wineries in the Great Lakes region.
You must include a link to your work to be considered for this position.
Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
Education/Experience: At least one year of on-air television experience in forecasting and presenting weather.
Training/Equipment: Operate newsroom computer systems. Operate electronic news gathering (ENG) cameras, transmitters and accessories.
Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: High stress environment with deadline pressures. Some travel may be required. Position requires work on weekends and holidays. Work may be performed in extreme outdoor temperatures.
NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.