Meteorologist/ Weather Anchor (Wkend)

Job Number: R50021132

Brand: Fox TV Stations

Job Type: News

Location Type: Onsite

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: Orlando, Florida

Job Posting Date: January 24, 2023

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox TV Stations

Fox Television Stations is one of the nation’s largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 29 stations in 18 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Seattle.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The right candidate must be able to provide weather forecasts for all platforms, including broadcast, web and social.   Versatility is the name of the game.  We need someone who present live from the studio and the field.  The right candidate can sustain long-form severe weather coverage but also be live and engaging  at a community event.   The ability to produce feature news content is a plus.   We are looking for someone who is passionate about their work, who wants to be part of the community  and  enjoys being part of a team.  The candidate must connect with the community of all platforms, including speaking at schools, community events and other forms of outreach. 

A minimum of five years’ experience working as a weather anchor in a medium or large market is required. Must have a polished on air presentation with a strong basis in science.  

QUALIFICATIONS:    A minimum of three years’ experience working as a weather anchor in a medium or large market preferred.

EDUCATION:    College degree in communications/journalism or related field preferred.  Degree in Meteorology preferred.

OTHER:     Current or in process AMS Seal or NWS certification.  Hurricane forecasting experience a plus.  Working knowledge of weather and newsroom computers.  Ability to ad-lib effectively with news anchors.  Good news judgment and knowledge of fair and accurate journalism practices.  Excellent people, writing and communication skills; must be a team player.

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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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