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Weather Anchor at KING 5

Weather Anchor

KING 5 Seattle, WA Full-Time
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KING 5 is on a mission to “Stand for Truth” by creating smart and engaging newscasts that focus on accountability and storytelling. Our team is passionate about finding and defending fact, we are authentic and transparent, push to break new ground and care deeply about our local community.

We are looking for a Meteorologist who can deliver forecasts for our outdoors-loving audience of boaters, anglers, hikers, skiers and gardeners. How do you give people a reason to watch you instead of looking up the weather on their phones? This position will handle every aspect of meteorology, including forecasting, preparing graphics, posting digital forecasts and reporting in the field.

Responsibilities: 

  • Deliver weathercasts in a captivating and authentic manner
  • Prepare and present accurate forecasts for a variety of time periods and dayparts
  • Interact live with the audience on multiple platforms, especially during severe weather
  • Include climate science in weathercasts

Compensation and Benefits

We are offering a competitive salary along with benefits such as paid time away from work, health savings account, 401K, paid parental leave, fertility and family planning care, adoption assistance, tuition assistance and student loan refinancing. 

This position is salaried and not overtime eligible.

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience as an on-air Meteorologist
  • Exceptional online and social media skills
  • Ability to work various shifts including early mornings, evenings and weekends*

Additional Or Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Meteorology or climate science
  • AMS Television Seal

We are an equal opportunity employer

There's one more, very important thing. We are an equal opportunity employer. We search for amazing people of diverse backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives. We take care of each other to create an inclusive work environment where we love to come to work every day. We'd be happy to provide reasonable accommodations to help you apply - just note it in your cover letter.

 

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 63 television stations in 51 U.S. markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 network affiliates in the top 25 markets among independent station groups, reaching approximately 39 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks True Crime Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, digital and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit URL blocked - click to apply.

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

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Job Snapshot

Employee Type

Full-Time

Location

Seattle, WA

Job Type

Media - Journalism - Newspaper

Date Posted

02/22/2021

Job ID

10077/8070/45497
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