Meteorologist

WDAM
Published
October 5, 2021
Location
Moselle, MS
Category
TV  
Job Type

Description

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 86 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better. We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

ABOUT WDAM

WDAM is the #1 station in the Hattiesburg-Laurel DMA. We are dominant on broadcast and digital and produce news on WDAM NBC and WDAM ABC. Hattiesburg-Laurel is market 167 and we reach viewers in eight counties (Covington, Forrest, Jasper, Jones, Lamar, Marion, Perry and Wayne). WDAM is less than two hours driving distance to New Orleans, Mobile and the Mississippi Gulf Coast. This is an excellent opportunity to work for a great station and company.

JOB SUMMARY

WDAM-TV is looking for our next Morning / Noon Meteorologist. This candidate is self-motivated, committed to quality control, and must have a passion for both weather and LIVE in-the-field reporting. We need someone who can produce and present accurate and reliable forecasts. The ideal candidate is highly motivated, versatile, able to handle pressure, meet deadlines and have a positive attitude. The right candidate will be able to deliver weather on all of WDAM"s traditional and digital platforms.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Your responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:
. Distribute weather data with hyper-local information to all TV and digital platforms
- Fill in for other meteorologists as needed
- Regular social media content created and published
- Confident & experienced performance on air
- Able to handle breaking news and weather situations on-air and behind the scenes in a timely and professional manner

REQUIREMENTS

- Meteorology degree
- Certified meteorologist is preferred
- Experience with WSI
- An excellent driving record is a must

Please apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings and attach resume.

Additional Info
Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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