Job Number: R50021132
Brand: Fox TV Stations
Job Type: News
Location Type: Onsite
Experience Level: Experienced Hires
Location: Orlando, Florida
Job Posting Date: January 24, 2023
The right candidate must be able to provide weather forecasts for all platforms, including broadcast, web and social. Versatility is the name of the game. We need someone who present live from the studio and the field. The right candidate can sustain long-form severe weather coverage but also be live and engaging at a community event. The ability to produce feature news content is a plus. We are looking for someone who is passionate about their work, who wants to be part of the community and enjoys being part of a team. The candidate must connect with the community of all platforms, including speaking at schools, community events and other forms of outreach.
A minimum of five years’ experience working as a weather anchor in a medium or large market is required. Must have a polished on air presentation with a strong basis in science.
QUALIFICATIONS: A minimum of three years’ experience working as a weather anchor in a medium or large market preferred.
EDUCATION: College degree in communications/journalism or related field preferred. Degree in Meteorology preferred.
OTHER: Current or in process AMS Seal or NWS certification. Hurricane forecasting experience a plus. Working knowledge of weather and newsroom computers. Ability to ad-lib effectively with news anchors. Good news judgment and knowledge of fair and accurate journalism practices. Excellent people, writing and communication skills; must be a team player.
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