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Meteorologist/Weather Producer



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WUSA9, a CBS affiliate in Washington, DC (Top 10 Market), has an immediate opeing for a Meteorologis/Weather Producer.  This position is responsible for producing and reporting weather, weather-related and environmental stories.  Must be adept at developing and producing innovative and creative ways of presenting daily weather news in a compelling storytelling style.  Record webcasts, develop graphics and maps and occasionally, present LIVE weather reports from the station as well as in the field.  Issue warnings about impending severe weather conditions and steps to take.  Appear at community events, speaking engagements, promotions and other WUSA functions and represent WUSA to the public.  Maximize weather coverage through social media especially during severe weather.  Write weather stories and update forecast information on WUSA9.com.

Requirements: Bachelor's degree in meteorology, atmospheric science, broadcast journalism or communications.. Continuing education with an emphasis on meteorological science.  At least four years of on air television experience producing, editing and presenting weathercasts.  Proficiency with WSI MAX System and Titan helpful.  Certified meteorologist and a CBM/NWA seal holder are desired.  Ability to anticipate situations, meet deadlines and manage multiple priorities.  Well organized and a high level of attention to detail.  Through understanding of weather equipment.  Must have excellent writing, verbal and interpersonal communication skills; in addition to the ability to think creatively and work collaboratively in a team environment.  No phone calls please.  EOE.





 




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JOB SUMMARY

COMPANY: Gannett Co., Inc.

UNIT: W*USA-TV - Washington, DC

LOCATION: Washington, DC 20016 (map it!Map it!)

BASE PAY: N/A

COMMISSION:

EMPLOYEE TYPE: Full-Time

INDUSTRY: Broadcasting - Radio - TV

MANAGES OTHERS: No

JOB TYPE: Media - Journalism - Newspaper

REQ'D EDUCATION: Not Specified

REQ'D EXPERIENCE: Not Specified

REQ'D TRAVEL: None


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Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an international media and marketing solutions company that informs and engages more than 100 million people every month through its powerful network of broadcast, digital, mobile and publishing properties. Our portfolio of trusted brands offers marketers unmatched local-to-national reach and customizable, innovative marketing solutions across any platform. Gannett is committed to connecting people – and the companies who want to reach them – with their interests and communities. For more information, visit www.gannett.com.


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