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Weekend Meteorologist / Reporter

Sinclair Broadcast Group Bakersfield Full-Time
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Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

KBAK/KBFX-TV is looking for a Weekend Meteorologist/Reporter. You will present the weather forecast for the weekend news and report 3 days a week.

As a meteorologist, you will be responsible for the content of the weather cast on-air and on our digital platforms. You will issue warnings and alerts, produce graphics and maps, and report live during weather events. You must be able to utilize social media during severe weather, as well as write weather stories.

Duties include:

  • Forecasting, producing and presenting clear and concise weather casts- which tell a story and connect with viewers
  • Developing content and graphics for on-air, web and social media
  • Making public appearances on behalf of the station
  • Working with producers to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situations
  • Doing live shots and reporting from community events and in breaking news

As a reporter, you will need the skills to tell memorable stories. We value visual and compelling storytelling.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Pitching story ideas, developing contacts and reporting 3 days a week
  • Sharp news judgment, strong writing and excellent storytelling skills, and the ability to work well with others
  • The ability to demonstrate experience with active and visual live shots is required
  • Produce content on a variety of platforms including, internet, social networking sites, and mobile phones, in addition to television
  • Must have excellent time management skills

Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace!

 

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Sinclair Broadcast Group:

Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! In addition, Sinclair is the leading local news provider in the country, as well as a producer of sports content. Sinclair owns a multicast network, four radio stations and a cable network. Sinclair’s content is delivered via multiple-platforms, including over-the-air, multi-channel video program distributors, and digital platforms. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. was founded in 1986, went public in 1995 and is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol SBGI.

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