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About Gray Television:

Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households...

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

About KCRG:

KCRG-TV9 is the ABC affiliate covering Eastern Iowa. We are dedicated to being a part of our community and sharing the stories of the people of Eastern Iowa. We produce 7 hours of news every day, as well as support a robust website and the largest social media audience in the market.

The station is a longtime leader in local news and programming in the region. KCRG 9.2 brings local live events to Eastern Iowa, including high school and college sports, show choirs, parades, professional baseball, hockey, soccer, and much more. KCRG is also part of Gray Digital Media (GDM), which offers high-quality and targeted digital services, both locally and in all 50 states.

Job Summary/Description:

KCRG-TV9 is seeking a weekday meteorologist to join our First Alert Storm Team. This position will join the strongest and most trusted team of meteorologists in preparing and alerting viewers for a variety of impactful weather conditions - tornadoes, floods, blizzards, heat waves, and more. This position must be team-oriented to accomplish the station and team's goals of serving the viewers and living out the First Alert brand. This includes utilizing both TV and digital platforms to reach and inform viewers.

Duties/Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Analyze and interpret meteorological data and models to produce an accurate forecast
• Deliver forecasts engagingly and innovatively for multiple platforms
• Create engaging social media content around the weather
• Report live during severe weather events
• Alert and consult newsroom staff on severe weather threats
• Represent the station at community and station-sponsored public events

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Degree in meteorology
• Previous experience in a professional TV newsroom
• Strong communication skills, using spoken and written word supported with graphics and video
• Ability to create clear graphics supporting a weather forecast story
• Proficient in posting to digital platforms and managing social media
• Strong organizational and time management skills
• Excellent teamwork skills
• Able to work under tight deadline pressure
• Valid driver's license and clean driving record

If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", upload your resume, cover letter, and references

(Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)

KCRG-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company

Additional Info:

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus before the first workday.

Education

Required
• High School or better

Licenses & Certifications

Required
• Drivers License
Cedar Rapids IA United States

salary-criteria

Apply - METEOROLOGIST (W/DAY) - KCRG Cedar Rapids