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Morning Meteorologist

location Albuquerque, New Mexico
time Full Time
Job Start Date: ASAP!
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The Meteorologist will forecast weather conditions, produce, and will anchor 4.5 hours during the morning news broadcast.    Your weather segment must be clear, engaging, and meaningful to news consumers, and on all platforms.    This person must have a deep understanding and love for the science of weather, and be a good story-teller who can issue forecasts, outlooks, advisories, warnings, and watches that can potentially protect life and property.    

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Produces and presents weather reports for all platforms.
  • Ensures that all weather content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
  • Writes and delivers weather stories in a clear and concise manner.
  • Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating weather programming and other content.
  • Responds to breaking and/or severe weather events and other urgent newsrooms situations as required.
  • Works closely with the weather team to develop comprehensive weather coverage.
  • Participates in promotional activities, special projects, including public appearances.
  • Writes web stories detailing the local forecast on a daily basis.
  • Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

 Requirements & Skills:

  • Meteorology degree, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required.
  • Minimum five years’ experience in weather reporting or anchoring.
  • Superior on-air presence.
  • Experience guiding, directing and motivating others.
  • Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills.
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to effectively listen to fully understand problems and communicate with a team to shape a solution.
  • Strong understanding of the field of meteorology and a proven track record of forecasting.
  • Flexibility to work any shift.


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