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Meteorologist at Spectrum

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Type: Full Time
Location: Orlando, Florida

Job Description:

Anchoring and forecasting daily weather segments. Presents current and upcoming weather using radar maps and other visual aids. The Meteorologist 2 will have extensive knowledge of severe weather coverage, i.e, hurricanes, snow storm, tornadoes, etc.

Adept at live severe weather coverage under extremely dynamic high pressure situations
Prepares and delivers daily weather segments with evaluation based on poise; voice quality which is authoritative, credible, and conversational; ad-lib capability, and ability to handle on-air problems
Gathers and accurately interprets meteorological information
Operates and utilizes multiple computer graphics systems to present weather information

Produces weather products for partner newspapers and radio stations
Makes public appearances on behalf of station acting as an ambassador for the company
Engage viewers with updated forecast on digital platform
Coordinates with news department when weather conditions produce news coverage scenarios
May assist Chief Meteorologist in on-boarding new staff
Experienced and adept with the latest knowledge needed in operating, interpreting and explaining data from live, station owned, Baron s radar
Must attain and maintain professional appearance determined by department head
Perform other duties as assigned

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Knowledge of synoptic meteorology, tropical, and radar meteorology
Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate within Spectrum Networks
Ability to work effectively within a team environment and interact with all personnel within the organization
Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills in English
Attention to detail
Must be able to work rapidly and accurately
Ability to anticipate situations, meet strict deadlines, organize and manage multiple priorities
Demonstrated enthusiasm in dealing with breaking weather news and high-stress situations
Working knowledge of TV weather graphics systems required. Working knowledge of: general office computer software, newsroom software and basic non-linear editing systems a plus
Must have exceptional on-camera skills
Must be able and willing to work different shifts and be flexible with schedule changes

Bachelor s degree in Meteorology required; Masters preferred
Must have the AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) seal or be able to obtain within 18 months of employment

Forecasting and presenting weathercasts 5+
Severe weather coverage 5+

Works inside a climate controlled environment throughout the year but might be assigned to field duties on occasion
Works in an open newsroom setting with a semi-noisy environment
Communicates in person, by phone and by email
Must be able to work under time pressure deadlines and willing and able to work different shifts or longer shifts due to \\"breaking news\\" and severe weather emergencies. Willing and able to work weekends and holidays
Materials and equipment used: various studio, weather forecasting and newsgathering television equipment, computers and computer-related equipment
May be required to lift up to 5 pounds

Charter Communication is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Veteran/Disability