Weather Anchor (Job Ref Number: 51024249)

Job Post from: Telemundo Las Vegas

Weather Anchor, Telemundo Las Vegas

  • 6380 Polaris Ave, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Full-time
  • Business Segment: NBCUniversal Local

Company Description

We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group, and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we’ll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world

Job Description

Responsibilities

• Tell the market’s weather stories in a way that connects and informs viewers. 
• Develop innovative and creative ways of presenting the daily weather story, with an emphasis on accuracy and integrity of data. 
• Produce weather graphics and analyze data from the National Weather Service as well as other meteorological sources. 
• Work with the producers and news team to create complete coverage of weather. Also prepare and post forecasts for multiple platforms. 
• Some live reporting and attendance at community and weather-related events will be required. 
• Use of social media daily and especially during severe events.

Qualifications

Qualifications/Requirements

  • One to two year experience as a television presenter.
  • Degree in meteorology preferred or commitment to obtain the degree within a contractual time period
  • Technologically savvy with strong computer skills (working knowledge of WSI system and WSI 3D graphics preferred.)           
  • Spanish- Native or Bilingual Proficiency (spoken and written)
  • External applicants must submit a demo reel and resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered
  • Must have the ability to work flexible and sometimes long hours due to the nature of weather events in Las Vegas.
  • Ability to possibly work nights and weekends for coverage of weather events.
  • Must be 18 years or greater. 
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and excellent driving record.
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
  • Will operate video camera and recording equipment, live U or Dejero and edit on Edius Pro editing systems.

Desired Characteristics

• Experience with severe weather coverage, including but not limited to hurricanes, tornados, severe thunderstorms, flooding and ice events
• Passion to be a part of a major weather event, no matter when it happens.
• Compelling on-air presence – crisp, clear, and confident delivery in Spanish
• Should thrive working under the intense deadline pressure of television weather.                  • Excellent written and verbal communication/presentation skills in Spanish and English.
• Strong leadership qualities and self-motivation.
• Understanding of the demands of an on-air HD environment

Additional Information

NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

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