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TV: Weekend Meteorologist, KIVI, F/T

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Friday, 21st June 2024
Wednesday, 21st August 2024
Location: Boise, Idaho
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Job Description:

Weekend Meteorologist, KIVI

locations
Boise, ID - KIVI
time type
Full time
posted on
Posted 15 Days Ago
job requisition id
JR033658

KIVI, The E.W. Scripps the ABC affiliate in Boise, ID is searching a Weekend Meteorologist who will connect with viewers both on-air & online and in the community.  The Weekend Meteorologist is responsible for analyzing meteorological data gathered by satellites and radar to prepare reports and forecasts for the newscasts, digital, & social media. Beyond the forecast, you'll to responsible to cover for Meteorologist shifts, engage with the community by attending events and being active online. You'll also be responsible for pitching story ideas and reporting on topics that interest and impact the audience. Come be a part of the KIVI committed to weather team.

 

WHAT YOU'LL DO:

  • Prepare and deliver daily weathercasts utilizing all available weather data and graphics computers.

  • Prepare and deliver urgent weather updates interrupting regular programming as necessary.

  • Prepare and deliver all weathercast materials over a variety of mediums, including, but not limited to: TV, Radio, Internet.

  • Assist management in evaluations of potential new weather data gathering and presentation computers.

  • Receive assignments or evaluate news leads and news tips to develop story ideas.

  • Report live from event sites or mobile broadcast unit.

  • May write and produce quality news and weather stories for multiple media platforms.

  • May report, write, capture visual content, edit, and produce stories for multiple platforms on deadline, such as Internet and digital channels.

  • Work cooperatively with photographer assigned to story, if one is assigned.

  • Gather and verify factual information regarding stories through interview, observation, and research.

  • Perform other duties as needed and assigned.

 

WHAT YOU'LL NEED:

  • Bachelors degree in Meteorology preferred

  • Generally 3+ years of experience preferred

 

WHAT YOU'LL BRING:

  • Computer literacy, including weather and newsroom computer systems

  • Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment

  • Knowledge of editing systems

  • Strong broadcast and AP style writing skills

  • Proficient at posting content to various websites

  • Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

  • Valid driver's license, good driving record, and ability to provide proof of insurance with the company required insurance limits.

 

 

 

Preferred Skills:

If you are a current Scripps employee, please do not apply on this site. Please access our internal career site at Worklife > My Info > View Open Positions at Scripps.

 

 

SCRIPPS' COMMITMENT TO EQUITY, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION:
At Scripps, we are committed to a diverse and inclusive culture that reflects the communities we serve. We are intentional about creating an environment where employees, our audiences and other stakeholders feel valued and inspired to reach their full potential and make authentic connections. We foster a workplace culture that embraces each person’s diversity, including the extent to which they are similar or different. Scripps leaders believe that an equitable and inclusive culture is not only the right thing to do, it is a business imperative. Read more about our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion at scripps.com.

 

ABOUT SCRIPPS:

The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As one of the nation’s largest local TV broadcasters, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of more than 60 stations in 40+ markets. Scripps reaches households across the U.S. with national news outlets Scripps News and Court TV and popular entertainment brands ION, Bounce, Defy TV, Grit, ION Mystery and Laff. Scripps is the nation’s largest holder of broadcast spectrum. Scripps is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps’ long-time motto is: “Give light and the people will find their own way.”

 

As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.

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