Scripps Media, Inc. Buffalo, NY

Primary Purpose: Responsible for analyzing meteorological data gathered by satellites and radar to prepare reports and forecasts for the public.

Key Activities

* Interpret and analyze weather data to create local forecasts

* Report information “live” in scheduled newscasts, during unscheduled cut-ins, on-line and on social media as needed

* Develop graphics and presentation of weather information

* Report on a variety of subjects and write stories for broadcasts and sweeps pieces

* Participate in certain aspects of newscast anchoring including some copy delivery and interviewing

* Participate in community outreach projects


Education & Experience/Certifications

* Bachelors degree in Meteorology

* 1 to 3 years experience

Skills & Abilities

* Thorough knowledge of weather data interpretation and forecasting

* Ability to deliver weather information in a concise and understandable way

* Ability to create computer generated graphics

* Computer literate, including newsroom computer systems

* Proficient at posting content to various platforms

* Strong organizational, time management and problem solving skills

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

Work Environment

* In Studio

* In field for remote broadcasts, reporting

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