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KOB-TV Weekend Meteorologist


About Us: Mountains, streams, deserts, ancient ruins, world-class art, varied culture and a crazy-good brew and food scene. That’s the New Mexico life KOB 4 employees enjoy every day. The variety represented in our state drives a news organization that covers a wide range of stories from award-winning investigations and special projects to heart-touching profiles of people and real life issues you won’t find anywhere else. Sound good? Come live in an amazing state and join the KOB 4 team as we proudly “Stand 4 New Mexico”! Job Overview: The position of Weekend Meteorologist is responsible content of station weather casts on-air and on our digital platforms. This position issues warnings and alerts, produce graphics and maps and report live during weather events. Job Responsibilities: Forecast, produce and present clear and concise weather casts which tell a story and connect with viewers. Effectively utilize social media, during severe weather and everyday situations, as well as write weather stories. Work with producers and fellow meteorologists to determine relevant weather content in breaking news and everyday situations, doing live shots and reporting from community events. Enterprise stories in line with our brand on a daily basis. This position will use cameras, research sources and editing equipment. Maintain appropriate and strict standards regarding wardrobe, hair, cosmetics and grooming as directed by management. Qualification: Bachelor's degree in Meteorology, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience. An AMS seal or the CBM from the American Meteorological Society is preferred. Experience with computer graphics and radar. Excellent weather and news judgment. Ability to think critically, quick and effective decision making and live ad-libbing. Ability to work well under pressure while meeting daily assigned deadlines. Must be flexible to work any assigned shift including nights, weekends, and holidays. Experience, shooting and editing in non-linear format. Must have a valid driver's license and safe driving history as determined by the Company. Driving record will be checked and a background. Demo reel or online portfolio required.

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