KOAA News5, the #1 NBC affiliate in beautiful Colorado Springs & Pueblo, has an opening for a Meteorologist to start in early December 2018. We are looking for an engaging on-air performer who will connect with our most watched newscasts, knows their science and can be out in front of the changing weather on multiple platforms. We will supply you with the very best in forecasting and storytelling tools, including most WSI products, an outdoor weather deck, a state-of-the art set and news team that is 100% behind you in breaking weather. We also have a partnership with WeatherNation for 24-7 weather on our secondary digital channel.
Duties include: writing/preparing forecasts; producing clean and informative graphics to tell the weather story; updating our web site/social media platforms; public appearances and weather reporting. Our viewing area experiences every kind of life threatening weather situation you can imagine, and our job is to be in front of it as part of our weather brand, FirstAlert5.
Successful candidates must have a minimum 1 year previous broadcast meteorology experience and a degree in Meteorology or related science. Ideal candidate will also have experience with WSI weather systems and HTML code, live weather reporting experience and experience writing weather stories for multiple platforms. An advanced digital media skill set is also a must. AMS and/or NWA seal of approval preferred. Position is primarily weekend a.m. and 3 day shifts per week but flexing into a.m. and evenings Mon-Sun as needed.
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