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Senior Producer - Weather


Bethpage, NY, US, 11714

Brand:  News12
Requisition #:  1526

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Job Summary

News 12 is looking for a dynamic, creative and technologically savvy Producer to create and oversee the presentation of weather and traffic content across platforms for News 12 Networks.  Proficiency in weather analysis and forecasting is expected.


You will drive weather and traffic content for our daily newscasts as well as special coverage as needed. You will also collaborate with other managers across Altice News throughout the New York DMA. You are skilled at WSI weather systems and have a strong understanding of how to create compelling weather and traffic programming with data-driven decisions to drive ratings, promote retention and customer engagement. You are adept at creating strong multi-platform content and are able to work as a fill-in on-air meteorologist from time to time. You will provide coaching and training for new trainees; conduct performance reviews; and foster and encourage collaboration among cross-functioning departments, including but not limited to - News 12 networks, News 12 Interactive, marketing, promotions and social media. All while ensuring all content meets News 12 Network standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.  You will work together with the News Managers and other News Gathering and News Production staffers to lead and innovate our weather and traffic content coverage from linear to digital to streaming.  You will show leadership during breaking weather news, schedule and support 16 network meteorologists.


  • Highly effective team leader with the ability to guide a team of content producers and collaborating with other News 12 channels
  • Hands on experience and expertise in WSI Weather and Traffic graphics systems
  • Exceptional writing and story development skills, with the ability to coach and mentor young talent and production teams
  • Ability to manage several projects simultaneously and meet strict daily production deadlines
  • Must be able to work weekends and nights during production windows with an ability to handle high volumes of complex projects and tasks
  • Bachelor's degree in Meteorology or Atmospheric Science preferred, Master's degree is a plus.
  • Minimum of five years of operational forecasting experience.
  • Exceptional weather judgment.


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Nearest Major Market: Long Island
Nearest Secondary Market: New York CIty

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