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Friday, 18th June 2021
Sunday, 22nd August 2021
Location: Spokane, Washington
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Job Description:

Weather Forecaster / Multi-Media Journalist | 4 News Now| Spokane, WA

About us:

4 News Now, the ABC affiliate in Spokane, Washington, is a family-owned company with a family-minded newsroom. You’ll work in a newsroom that truly believes in our role to serve the community and tell the stories that empower and inform our viewers. You'll also live in a city that's growing and changing, with virtually no traffic and plenty of access to the outdoors.

About this opportunity:

Are you a multi-talented TV journalist and weather forecaster looking for your next great job? This is it!   4 News Nowin Spokane, Washington is hiring a weather forecaster/multi-media journalist. This is the perfect job for someone who loves telling the weather story to viewers and wants to go beyond traditional weather graphics to tell stories about how the weather impacts our viewers’ lives.  Located in the Inland Northwest, Spokane has the benefit of four distinct seasons, with plenty of forecasting to keep things interesting. We also use a brand new, state-of-the-art weather computer to add dimension and viewer interaction to your weather forecasts. You'll stretch your journalist legs, reporting alongside our team of dedicated, award-winning journalists in a competitive news market. Spokane is a fantastic, up and coming city with plenty of outdoor recreation to explore. You'll also enjoy working for a family-owned company in a city where even the longest commute to work takes less than 20 minutes.

What you’ll do:

  • Prepare and deliver weekend weathercasts utilizing all available weather data and graphics computers
  • Report, write, capture visual content, edit, produce and post stories for multiple platforms on deadline
  • Publish content and generate story ideas through social media sites like Facebook and Twitter
  • Use social media to gather and share information
  • Assist online staff in preparing for multi-media stories
  • Work efficiently independently or paired with a photographer

What you’ll bring:

  • 4 year degree or equivalent work experience
  • Good editorial judgment & broad knowledge of journalism ethics and libel laws are a must
  • Computer literacy, including newsroom computer systems (iNews)
  • Ability to lift and carry 15 pounds
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, meteorology or related field preferred
  • 2+ years of experience as a weather forecasters/Multi-Media Journalist preferred
  • Videography and non-linear editing experience preferred
  • Experience with Baron Weather System preferred 
     

 

Preferred Skills:

What 4 News Nowoffers:

  • A supportive, fast-paced, innovative news experience
  • We’re a dynamic and progressive family-owned business that values our employees, our culture and our community
  • We are a team of talented and creative professionals.  Who wouldn’t want to work with the best in the business?
  • Mentoring and training programs to promote success in your role
  • Medical, dental, vision, prescription, life and long-term disability insurance, EAP, flexible spending account, 401(k), paid time off including vacation, sick, personal days and holidays

 

What’s next?  To apply on-line and include your resume and link go to:

 https://morganmurphymedia.com/current-openings/

 

4 NEWS NOW IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

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