Meteorologist

Location: 

Edison, NJ, US, 08837

Brand:  News12
Requisition #:  100

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Job Summary

News 12 Networks is looking for the right individual to be a primary presenter of weather information and other content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging, and meaningful to news consumers. A passion for communicating weather information through graphics, verbally, and in writing is desired. Proficiency in weather analysis and forecasting is expected.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure all content meet News 12 Network standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
  • Assist in coordinating weather programming on multiple platforms.
  • Maintain deep level of familiarity with the state and region.
  • Respond to breaking weather news as required.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Meteorology or Atmospheric Science preferred, Master's degree is a plus.
  • Minimum of five years of operational forecasting experience.
  • Experience with TV weather graphics/animations and weather graphics systems.
  • Exceptional weather judgment.
  • Excellent news writing ability for all platforms, as well as proficiency in newsgathering equipment.
  • Developed anchoring or other specialized skills to enhance newsroom operation.
  • Flexibility to work any assigned shift.
  • Online demos required.

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