Nexstar Media Group, Inc.
Nexstar Media Group, Inc. Denver CO United States
2 months ago
Location: Denver, CO (KDVR/WKGN-TV)
Reports to – Chief Meteorologist/Managing Editor...
KDVR Fox 31 in Denver and KWGN/Colorado’s Own Channel 2 has an immediate opening for an experienced Meteorologist to anchor weekend mornings, and report three mornings a week.
This is an extremely rare opportunity in a great city with an excellent quality of life.
We are looking for a Meteorologist who is passionate about weather. You’ll be on-air for 4 hours every Saturday and Sunday morning and report LIVE three mornings a week for FOX31 Morning News and Daybreak on 2.
The successful candidate must know how to make the forecast presentable and interesting and love to produce weather in different ways. You should be able to produce creative graphics and make your show interesting, urgent, and impactful. We’re looking for someone who breaks the mold on the way weather has been presented for decades.
You should have great live reporting skills. When weather is a BIG story in the morning, you’ll be on it. Tracking those crazy Colorado weather conditions from our Pinpoint Weather Beast or out in the elements. You’ll also be assigned other enterprise, spot and breaking news coverage as it happens.
You should be extremely savvy with social media and web posting. Knowledge of mountain meteorology and Colorado a big plus.
• Anchoring weathercasts on weekend morning newscasts.
• Fill-in meteorologist duties on weekday and weekend newscasts
• Contribute to and engage on all station social/digital platforms
• Contribute to partner radio stations
• LIVE reporting three days a week on weather and news on FOX31 Morning News and Daybreak on 2
• Live field reporting from our EXCLUSIVE Weather BEAST!
• Some short-notice schedule changes to allow you to cover breaking weather on newscasts
• Reel must include a full weathercast and examples of your reporting
• College degree in Meteorology, Atmospheric Science or related field of study preferred
• Certified Broadcast designation from AMS and/or NWA
• Ideal candidate will be familiar with WSI Max technology and virtual reality
• Minimum 2 years’ experience as a Broadcast Meteorologist a must
• LIVE reporting experience a must
• Must be proficient on all social media platforms
• Must be able to work with a high degree of accuracy and have the ability to solve problems quickly
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, holidays, weekends & ON CALL shifts
• Must be able to work under deadlines and have the ability to multi-task
• Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States
Salary Range: $70K to $80K
To Apply: Please visit the Work for Us page at KDVR.com: https://kdvr.com/contact/jobs-at-fox31-denver-kwgn or at the Nexstar Website at:https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar to complete the application process. To be considered for this job you must apply online. No Calls
KDVR/KWGN is an equal opportunity employer that seeks diversity in our workforce. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.
KDVR.KWGN values the contribution of its employees. We recognize their efforts by offering a competitive compensation plan and an array of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(K), and more. We are committed to a drug and alcohol-free workplace. Any job offer is conditional upon satisfactorily completing a background and DMV check
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