November 15, 2021 by Comments Off on Anchor/Weather

  • Full Time
  • Phoenix

Website AzFamily

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Job Description

I. Job Summary | Major goals and objectives.

The Weather/Anchor develops and presents weathercasts to attract the largest available audience to the station’s profitable newscasts. This position works with Producers to create the newscast.¬† The Weather/Anchor covers news in the field, writes stories and edits and/or rewrites copy when needed.

Work performed is for all media platforms and initiatives, including for example: on-air, web, digital and social media.

II. Essential Job Functions

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Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results


Prepare interesting and informative weathercasts.


Deliver weathercasts.


Assist producer and alert newsroom to unusual weather systems in our viewing area.


Make public appearances on behalf of the station.


Assist in station promotions.


Other duties, as assigned.


III. Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.


College degree in Meteorology, related field, or equivalent training and/or experience.


Five years experience as a weather anchor or meteorologist at a commercial or public TV station.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of weather, weather computers and what constitutes unusual weather in Arizona.

Must be able to communicate with a diverse audience.

Must know how to interact with anchors and reporters.

Must know how to adlib with weather maps and other graphic elements.

% Travel Required (Approximate):  10%

It is the policy of Meredith to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Meredith will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Accommodation requests can be made by emailing

Meredith requires employees entering its workplaces or performing work offsite to verify and provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination. This is a condition of employment unless an applicant is eligible, under applicable law, for a medical or religious accommodation, or as otherwise required under applicable law.

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