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The E.W. Scripps Company

TV: Weekend Meteorologist, KIVI F/T

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Posted On:
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Sunday, 31st October 2021
Thursday, 30th December 2021
Location: Boise, Idaho
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Job Description:

Full-Time position available - Weekend Meteorologist, KIVI-TV

For your information, KIVI-TV has the following job available. All applicants should apply online at

https://scripps.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/Scripps_Careers/job/Boise-ID---KIVI/Meteorologist-Weekend--KIVI_JR027134

 

The E.W. Scripps news station Idaho news 6 is looking for a Weekend Meteorologist/MMJ to join the team! Based in Boise, this Weekend Meteorologist is responsible for analyzing meteorological data gathered by satellites and radar to prepare reports and forecasts for the viewers the region.

WHAT YOU'LL DO:

  • Interpret and analyze weather data to create local forecasts
  • Report information “live” in scheduled newscasts, during unscheduled cut-ins, on-line and on social media as needed
  • Develop graphics and presentation of weather information
  • Report on a variety of subjects and write stories for broadcasts and sweeps pieces
  • Participate in certain aspects of newscast anchoring including some copy delivery and interviewing
  • Participate in community outreach projects

 

WHAT YOU'LL NEED:

  • Bachelors degree in Meteorology
  • At least 2 years weather forecasting experience

 

WHAT YOU'LL BRING:

  • Thorough knowledge of weather data interpretation and forecasting
  • Ability to deliver weather information in a concise and understandable way
  • Ability to create computer generated graphics
  • Computer literate, including newsroom computer systems
  • Proficient at posting content to various platforms
  • Strong organizational, time management and problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment
  • Valid driver's license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • In studio
  • In field for remote broadcasts, reporting

 

Preferred Skills:

HOW WE KEEP YOU SAFE:

Consistent with our commitment to maintain a safe workplace free of known hazards, all employees and visitors are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. We also may require staying up to date on booster shots in the future based on Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and manufacturer recommendations. If you are hired, we will require you to verify that you are fully COVID-19 vaccinated by Dec. 1, 2021 or your start date, whichever is later, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption by Scripps in writing. This requirement excludes positions located in Montana.

 

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 the nation’s fourth-largest local TV broadcaster, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of 61 stations in 41 markets. The Scripps Networks reach nearly every American through the national news outlets Court TV and Newsy and popular entertainment brands ION, Bounce, Grit, Laff and Court TV Mystery. Scripps is the nation’s largest holder of broadcast spectrum. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, “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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