KSNB seeking weekend meteorologist
KSNB-TV, the NBC affiliate serving Lincoln/Hastings/Grand Island, is looking for a meteorologist/reporter to tell compelling stories on various platforms. This meteorologist will be based at KSNB’s studios in Hastings, Nebraska. This position will put together and present on-air weather forecasts for weekend newscasts, and fill in doing weather on weekdays as needed. They will work as a news reporter for their remaining days each week.
He/She will have opportunities to put together and present on-air weather forecasts for weekend evening newscasts and on other newscasts as needed. He/she will also be expected to push the envelope in developing compelling visuals and presentations with a hyper-local focus on the Hastings/Grand Island/Kearney portion of the market. He/she will decide on the best way to tell the “weather story of the day.” During severe weather coverage, he/she would work with a team of meteorologists across the state to bring comprehensive and in-depth presentation of what is happening across Nebraska.
• Provide weather forecasts for newscasts as assigned, as well as on various digital platforms
• Walk viewers through severe weather coverage as needed, using available tools to provide a comprehensive understanding of the weather
• Be ready and willing to work various schedules depending on the staffing needs of the station
• Perform all the regular duties of a reporter, from story ideas to shooting, editing, and going live, as well as posting on digital and social platforms
This position requires a high level of creativity and communication. He/she must have a background in meteorology with a passion for cutting-edge presentation. Professional experience on air is also required. The select candidate must also have the ability to perform under deadline pressure. Familiarity with WSI Max, ENPS, Avid editing, and Sony ENG equipment a plus.
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