WREX, the NBC affiliate in Rockford, IL, is looking for an innovative Chief Meteorologist who is passionate about weather and understands its daily impact on people.
Essential Duties / Responsibilities
We are looking for a leader who is willing to provide direction to our weather department and is willing to go above and beyond to provide comprehensive, creative and captivating weather segments for our viewers. WREX is the market leader when it comes to weather coverage and we provide our meteorologists top of the line graphics and equipment to help produce award-winning coverage. This position includes on-air weather coverage during our 5:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., and 10:00 p.m. broadcasts, Monday through Friday. This position also has the expectation of extended hours at non-scheduled times for major weather events and station initiatives.
Skills / Qualifications
The ideal candidate will have extensive on-air experience and a degree in meteorology, journalism or a related field. Social Media is also a big part of the commitment we have to our viewers. Proficiency on Facebook, Twitter and other networking sites is a must. Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite software, specifically Photoshop and After Effects, as well as knowledge of Fusion HD software is a plus. Benefits package included. EOE/M-F. Submit materials to: [email protected]
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