Meteorologist/Weather Producer Position

POSITION:      Meteorologist/Weather Producer

DEPARTMENT:    News   

REPORTS TO:    News Director

ROLE:  Analyze data, prepare weather graphics and present weathercast.  Primary back-up to main weather anchors.

•    Present weathercast on FOX CT newscasts.
•    Prepare weather graphics for on-air, web and mobile use.
•    Write daily weather column for The Hartford Courant and multiple websites.
•    Deliver weather forecasts for radio partners, as needed.
•    Prepare and deliver weather and science-related stories.
•    Maintain weather computers.
•    Analyze weather data from Weather data provider, NWS and internet.
•    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.
•    Engage in social media – including Twitter, Facebook, etc.
•    Other duties as assigned.
•    Hours may include early am, evenings, and/or weekends.

•    Bachelors Degree in Meteorology
•    AMS and/or NWA Seal of Approval strongly 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


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

EOE   M/F/V/D        07/01/12

How To Apply:

Regular Mail
Attn: Human Resources
285 Broad Street
Hartford, CT 06115


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