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560 Wooten Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80915
WEEKEND MORNING METEOROLOGIST / REPORTER
FOX21 News seeks a Full-Time meteorologist to represent our Storm Team during our 2-hour Weekend Morning Show. This is your chance to join a high performing weather team in a challenging weather market. Living on the side of a 14,000’ weather generating machine, we get rain, snow, high wind, thunderstorms and hail – sometimes all in the same day. We are looking for someone that possesses a deep meteorology and broadcast skill set to deliver a dynamic, personality-driven weathercast in a very conversational style. We don’t’ read numbers from maps - we tell great weather stories in an engaging style and deep commitment to a focus on how our graphics and stories are received by our viewers. At least 2-3 years on-air as a meteorologist is required, knowledge of WSI Tru-Vu MAX is a plus and an AMS and or NWA seal is preferred. A college degree in Meteorology or related major is also preferred. Strong and effective social media skills and approaches are certainly required.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Requirements & Skills:
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.