WWL-TV/WUPL-TV in New Orleans Louisiana is looking for an engaging Meteorologist for our weekend newscasts. You must have a passion for meteorology and the ability to translate that passion into information that affects the audience. The successful candidate has strong communication skills and understand the importance of owning the big weather story every single day. You must be able to successfully engage with audiences on all platforms.
-Research, prepare, and deliver weather content in newscasts and across all platforms utilizing all available weather data, graphics computers and radars both in-studio and in the field
-Write & post stories on social media platforms.
-Present long-form presentations when our area is threatened by tropical storms or other severe weather
-Present on-air with clear, concise, and interesting weather graphics
-Prepare and deliver severe weather updates, interrupting regular programming as necessary
-Create digital and social weather content multiple times a day with differentiated weather segments for broadcast
-Interact with audiences on multiple platforms, especially during severe weather events
-Communicate and guide weather content plans for aggressive, accurate weather coverage
-Bachelor of Science in Meteorology
-Strong communication skills (written/oral) for on-air delivery
-Minimum of 2 years of on-air experience is preferred.
-Demonstrated ability to provide accurate weather forecasts using the latest weather technology in a multi-platform environment
-Exceptional online and social media skills
-Previous experience with tropical storms is preferred
-Knowledge of WSI preferred
Work Environment: Office
Physical Demands: Light work
Travel: Rarely: less than 10%
Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment
Physical Demands Set: Light work: Involves sitting most of the time, walking, lifting, bending, standing, etc.
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