WTIC/WCCT - TV POSITION DESCRIPTION

POSITION: Weekend Meteorologist/Weather Producer

DATE: 2/21/11

DEPARTMENT: News

REPORTS TO: News Director

ROLE: Analyze data, prepare weather graphics and present weathercast



RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Present weathercast on FOX CT weekend nightly news
  • Produce graphics for PM newscasts three days a week
  • Write daily weather column for the Courant and multiple websites
  • Deliver weather forecasts for radio partners
  • Prepare and deliver weather and science-related stories for the newscast
  • Maintain weather computers
  • Analyze weather data from Weather data provider, NWS and internet
  • Prepare weather graphics for on-air use
  • Originate and deliver accurate forecasts in a pleasant, easy to understand and passionate way
  • Work with newscast producers on weather coverage
  • Speak to various community groups and schools as a station representative


REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelors Degree in Meteorology or Earth science preferred
  • Must be personable and accurate in weathercast presentation
  • Must be capable of writing easily understood newspaper weather column
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, have good attitude and be a team player
  • AMS and/or NWA Seal of Approval strongly preferred


REVENUE/BUDGETARY/STAFF RESPONSIBILITY: None

ORGANIZATION STRUCTURE: An organizational chart illustrating the reporting relationships of this position supplied upon request

EOE M/F/V/D 2/21/11