job requisition id JR030767
KTNV, The E.W. Scripps ABC station in Las Vegas, Nevada is looking for a dynamic, engaging, and community-minded Evening Meteorologist. You will be responsible for preparing and delivering accurate weather reports for evening newscasts Monday-Friday. This is not an entry-level position. You’ll need at least 5-years of experience and an AMS and/or NWA seal to be considered. You’ll also need a strong understanding and engagement on digital and social media platforms.
WHAT YOU’LL DO:
Prepare and deliver daily weather content utilizing all available weather data and graphics computers.
Prepare and deliver urgent weather updates interrupting regular programming as necessary.
Prepare and deliver all weather content over multiple platforms.
Assist management in evaluations of potential new weather data gathering and presentation computers.
Report live from event sites.
Write and produce content for multiple platforms.
Report, write, capture visual content, edit, produce and post stories for multiple platforms as a weather storyteller.
Gather and verify factual information regarding stories through interview, observation, and research.
Perform various community service activities for station as assigned.
Perform other duties as assigned.
WHAT YOU’LL NEED:
Bachelors degree in journalism, related field or equivalent years of experience.
The meteorologist must have the NWS and/or AMS seal within three years.
WHAT YOU’LL BRING:
Computer literacy required, including weather and newsroom computer systems.
Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment.
Strong broadcast and AP style writing skills.
Proficient at posting content to various websites.
Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment.
Must be able to drive for company business and/or in a company vehicle.
Valid driver’s license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.
SCRIPPS’ COMMITMENT TO EQUITY, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION:
At Scripps, we are committed to a diverse and inclusive culture that reflects the communities we serve. We are intentional about creating an environment where employees, our audiences and other stakeholders feel valued and inspired to reach their full potential and make authentic connections. We foster a workplace culture that embraces each person’s diversity, including the extent to which they are similar or different. Scripps leaders believe that an equitable and inclusive culture is not only the right thing to do, it is a business imperative. Read more about our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion at scripps.com.
The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As one of the nation’s largest local TV broadcasters, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of 61 stations in 41 markets. The Scripps Networks reach nearly every American through the national news outlets Court TV and Newsy and popular entertainment brands ION, Bounce, Defy TV, Grit, ION Mystery, Laff and TrueReal. Scripps is the nation’s largest holder of broadcast spectrum. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, “Give light and the people will find their own way.”
As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.