WQRF-TV and WTVO-TV in Rockford, IL is looking for someone who believes in active weathercasting, generating your own forecast, tracking down to the street level and being first with breaking weather and news. You also need to be passionate about reporting local feature & enterprise stories.
This meteorologist will generate content as an MMJ for the weekday morning show and forecast to the new weekend morning shows.
• Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
• Gather video and information for news stories.
• Produce and report weather and/or news stories across all media platforms.
• Present live weather and news reports from the station as well as in the field.
• Write weather stories and update forecast information on station website.
• Develop innovative and creative ways of presenting the daily weather story.
• Create maps and graphics to illustrate weather conditions.
• Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
• Solid vocal delivery, camera presence, and clear enunciation.
• Strong reporting skills.
• Understand importance of social media.
• Proficiency Weather Company (WSI) weather systems.
• Detail oriented