WPTZ/NBC5, the Hearst-owned NBC affiliate station in the Burlington, VT/Plattsburgh, NY, has an opportunity for a meteorologist to join our Weather Team. You will working collaboratively with a team of meteorologists as well as other members of the newsroom.Job Responsibilities:
- Give our viewers the weather forecast with accurate, compelling, and understandable weather storytelling and graphics.
- Will provide urgent, immediate weather information before and during severe weather events.
- Will be able to simultaneously provide content on TV and on our digital platforms.
- Could be deployed in the field during weather events, science and community-based reporting
- Summarize fact and clearly communicate content for broadcast.
- In-person attendance is required. Position is located in South Burlington, VT.
- In-depth knowledge of weather science and forecasting.
- Knowledgeable about how to interpret and translate high powered radar data.
- Proficient in using WSI and other graphics and technology.
- Excellent forecasting and on-air skills.
- Ability to tell a compelling weather story.
- Ability to do live field reporting on weather and other topics.
- Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Meteorology or related field or equivalent experience
- Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military training or experience will be considered.