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Station Name: KOCO-TV
Position Title: Meteorologist
Position Category: On-Air Talent
Full-Time Position? Yes
Type of Station? Television
Broadcasting Sector: Commercial
Geographic Market: Oklahoma City
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Position Duties: KOCO-TV has an opportunity for a high energy, highly skilled meteorologist to join our First Alert Weather Team. We are looking for a meteorologist who knows the science, but can tell a relatable weather story. Our next meteorologist will be an accurate forecaster, convey an appropriate tone of urgency and authority in severe weather coverage, summarize complicated information, and stay cool under pressure. Job responsibilities include: • Give our viewers the First Alert with accurate, compelling, and understandable weather forecasts. • Will provide urgent, immediate weather information before and during severe weather events. • Will be able to simultaneously provide content on TV, for our radio partners, and on our digital platforms. • Will use all the technology and tools available to us, to tell an intriguing weather story. • Could be deployed in the field during weather events. • Gather information. • Summarize fact and clearly communicate content for broadcast.
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Required Experience: • Proven on-air experience in handling breaking news and severe weather coverage required.
Preferred Experience:
Required Education: • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Meteorology or related field
Preferred Education: • CBM and/or AMS seal preferred.
Skills Required: • In-depth knowledge of weather science and forecasting. • Dynamic and authoritative on-air presence with a conversational weather presentation. • Knowledgeable about how to interpret and translate high powered radar data. • Proficient in using WSI and Baron graphics and technology. • Excellent forecasting and on-air skills. • Strong organizational skills. • Ability to tell a compelling weather story. • Radar experience preferred. • Ability to do live field reporting on weather and other topics.
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Submission Materials: Please visit http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ to apply. EOE.
Contact Name: Blanca Vega
Contact Address: bvega@hearst.com
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Posting Submitted: 10/10/2017

The above information was accurate as of the posting date. If an application deadline is not specified, OAB will post the job for 45 days; therefore, this job may no longer be available. Job seekers are advised to check with the station to confirm the opening before applying.


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