Meteorologist, Weekend

Scripps Media, Inc. Cincinnati, OH

The weekend meteorologist is responsible for preparing and delivering accurate weather reports for the weekend newscasts.

Key Activities

* Prepare and deliver daily weathercasts utilizing all available weather data and graphics computers

* Prepare and deliver urgent weather updates interrupting regular programming as necessary

* Prepare and deliver all weathercast materials over a variety of mediums, including, but not limited to: TV, Radio, Internet, Newspaper

* Assist management in evaluations of potential new weather data gathering and presentation computers

* Receives assignment or evaluates news leads and news tips to develop story ideas

* Report live from event sites or mobile broadcast unit.

* Write and produce quality news stories for multiple media platforms.

* Report, write, capture visual content, edit and produce stories for multiple platforms on deadline, such as Internet and digital channels.

* Work cooperatively with photographer assigned to story, if one is assigned.

* Gathers and verifies factual information regarding stories through interview, observation, and research

* Perform other duties as needed and assigned


Education & Experience/Certifications

* Computer literacy required, including weather and newsroom computer systems.

* Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment.

* Knowledge of Final Cut Pro editing systems, or similar editing equipment.

* Strong broadcast and AP style writing skills.

* Proficient at posting content to various websites.

* Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment.

Work Environment

* Valid driver's license, driving record in compliance with station policy, and proof of insurability (liability limits of $100,000 per person/$300,000 per accident/$50,000 property as defined by station policy).

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