Digital Weather Producer (12179) job Providence Rhode Island
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Digital Weather Producer (12179) Job

Employer Name: SpiderID: 8256068
Location: Providence, Rhode Island Date Posted: 12/12/2018
Wage: Negotiable Category: Newspaper/Magazine
Job Code: 12179

Job Description:

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country today. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to 162 stations located in 79 geographically diverse markets and our Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

WJAR, Southern New England's News Leader, is looking for a Digital Weather Producer!

The qualified candidate will be responsible for working with our Storm Team 10 meteorologists in the creation of daily weather segments and live breaking/severe weather events, producing weather related stories or prime-time weather specials across digital and social platforms. Along with the Chief and Senior Meteorologists, you will be responsible for the content of the weather cast on-air and on our digital platforms. You will issue warnings and alerts, produce graphics and maps, and provide content to digital and social media.

Responsibilities include:

  • Work with Chief Meteorologist, producers, digital editors, and management to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situations

  • Work with Chief Meteorologist, newscast directors, and digital team to coordinate production of the weather segments, digital content and continuous weather coverage when warranted

  • Provide detailed weather blogs for and other digital platforms

  • Provide engaging weather content for NBC 10 social media platforms

  • Fill-in as on camera meteorologist as needed, and report live during weather events

  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Previous experience presenting weather and producing forecasts is preferred.

  • Must have a strong understanding of Twitter, Facebook, and other forms of social media to help build content

  • Degree in Atmospheric Sciences, Meteorology or Broadcast Journalism

  • Ability to communicate effectively and work well with people while under pressure

  • Familiarity with WSI weather technology and Avid is a plus

  • Must be willing to work overnights, weekends, or holidays in a 24/7 news environment

Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace!

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Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
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Contact Information:
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Company: Sinclair Broadcast Group

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