KOIN 6 a Nexstar Media Group, Television Station in Portland, Oregon is seeking an experienced Chief Meteorologist to lead our weather team. Job Summary: Deliver weather accurately, clearly and concisely and in an engaging manner. Principal Duties & Responsibilities: * Develop innovative and creative ways of presenting the daily weather story. * Identify and share with viewers how the weather will impact their daily lives * Create maps and graphics to illustrate weather conditions. * Present live weather reports from the field as well as in the station * Write weather stories and update forecast information on station website * Schedule, train and oversee our weather staff to make sure our viewers can rely on us 24/7 * Produce and report weather and/or science related stories across all media platforms Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: * Solid vocal delivery, camera presence, and clear enunciation * Strong reporting skills * Understand importance of social media * Proficiency with WSI weather systems * Understanding of how weather affects outdoor recreation desired * Detail oriented Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree in meteorological science required. At least four years of on-air television experience in forecasting and presenting weather. Certified meteorologist desired. Training/Equipment: Operate newsroom weather systems and computer systems. Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: High stress environment with deadline pressures. Some travel may be required. Position requires work on weekends and holidays. Work may be performed in extreme outdoor temperatures. Note: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.
About Us: Broadcasting since 1953, KOIN 6 News is Portland’s CBS affiliate, providing local news, network and syndicated entertainment to viewers in Oregon and SW Washington. KOIN 6 News is Watching Out For You with 34 hours of local news broadcasts each week, featuring award-winning, in-depth investigations, news, weather and traffic. ********* EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED *********
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