Sinclair Broadcast Group
Weekend Meteorologist/ Reporter
At a glance
Location: US-OH-Steubenville Map
Posted: 09/05/2020
Closing: 10/04/2020
Degree: 4 Year Degree
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Sinclair Broadcast Group
Job description

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.


Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!




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Weekend Meteorologist/ Reporter