Chief Meteorologist (Job #67947BR)

February 7, 2022 by Comments Off on Chief Meteorologist (Job #67947BR)

  • Full Time
  • Phoenix

Website telemundoAZ Telemundo Arizona

The Chief Meteorologist is responsible for anchoring, reporting, and covering weather related news. Chief Meteorologist must be able to weave the science behind weather into a creative, distinctive forecast on-air and online.

• Delivers weather stories in an interactive way that it connects with and captivates viewers across multiplatform formats
• Delivers weather stories live remotely when necessary and required for the operation
• Develops innovative and creative ways of presenting the daily weather story, with an emphasis on accuracy and integrity of data
• Produces weather graphics and analyzes data from the National Weather Service as well as other meteorological sources
• Collaborates with Producers and News team to create complete coverage of weather
• Assumes proactive approach to developing content, reacting to breaking weather news and turning it into unique stories for multiple platforms
• Works under the direct supervision of the VP of News and is responsible for completing any other tasks as assigned by supervisor
• Assume leadership responsibilities to engage with the weather team and strengthen the Autoridad en el Tiempo brand


Basic Qualifications
• Minimum 5 years of experience as a television weather meteorologist/anchor
• Proven experience severe weather coverage, including but not limited to hurricanes, tornados, severe thunderstorms, ice, and snow events
• Must be fully fluent in Spanish (both written and verbal)
• Experienced using forecasting tools such as Doppler Radar and Satellite Maps as well as experienced using and maintaining software from Barons, WSI, Weather Central or equivalent software
• As a Chief Meteorologist, candidate must have a shared responsibility to manage personnel in the weather team

Eligibility Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in Meteorology or Atmospheric Science ed
• Must be willing to work in Phoenix, AZ
• Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice (if applicable)
• Must have a valid driver’s license, and excellent driving record
• Must be “on call” 24 hours a day / 7 days a week (if applicable)
• Must be able to provide a reel/portfolio of work examples — if available, include a web address when you submit your resume (if applicable)
• Must be 18 years or older
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
• Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be consider

Desired Characteristics:
• Demonstrated ability to develop story ideas, conduct extensive research, and plan segments
• Proven solid writing skills and editorial judgment
• Ability to multitask and work in a fast paced, dead-line driven environment
• Accustomed to working in a team and collaborating with all levels within the organization
• Creative and highly organized
• Detail oriented
• Fluent in English and Spanish
• Experience being actively engaged in editorial processes and meetings
• Proven ability to ad-lib effortlessly while under pressure during weather breaking news and during newscasts
• Compelling on-air presence – crisp, clear, and confidant delivery
• Prior experience delivering taped and live reports
• Should thrive working under the intense deadline pressure of television weather
• Strong leadership qualities and self-motivation.
• Understanding of the demands of an on-air HD environment
• Assist in special projects for broadcast

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