WTOV Weekend Meteorologist
WTOV in Steubenville, OH - Wheeling, WV has an exciting opportunity for you! We have an open position in our News department for a weekend Meteorologist/Reporter.
WTOV in Steubenville, OH - Wheeling, WV is looking for a Weekend Meteorologist/Reporter to present the weather forecast for the morning weekend news and report during our four hour weekday morning newscast. As our Weekend Meteorologist/Reporter you are responsible for the content of weather casts on-air and across all of our digital platforms including the Ohio 24/7 App.
The main day to day responsibilities of the role will include…
Forecasting, Producing and Presenting clear and concise weather casts, which tell a story and connect with viewers
Issue warnings and alerts, produce graphics and maps, and report live during weather events
Utilize social media during severe weather, as well as write weather stories
Make public appearances on behalf of the station
Pitching story ideas, and reporting during our four hour weekday morning show
Work with producers to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situations
Filling in on various shifts for the station’s three other Meteorologists
What skills do you need to be successful in our role?
Ability to tell memorable and meaningful stories, we value visual and compelling storytelling
Ability to demonstrate experience with active and visual live shots
In Depth Knowledge of forecasting
Sharp news judgement and exceptional writing skills
Ability to multitask while meeting deadlines and prioritizing tasks
Bachelor’s degree in Meteorology, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
While applying online, please include a link to your online demo reel.