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CHIEF METEOROLOGIST - KNOE

Company: Gray Television
Location: Monroe
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

About Gray Television: Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households. 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 KNOE: KNOE-TV 8 News is an award-winning television station and news organization located in Monroe, Louisiana, covering northeast Louisiana, Union and Ashley Counties in Arkansas, and Warren and Adams Counties in Mississippi. KNOE-TV is owned by Atlanta-based Gray Television and is a sister station to ABC affiliate KAQY. Our offices and studios are located on Oliver Road in Monroe, and our transmitter is located in the town of Columbia in Caldwell, Parish. Since our first broadcast day on September 27, 1953, KNOE-TV has offered the best news, entertainment, weather, sports, and investigative reporting. Besides providing high-quality programming from both the CBS and ABC television networks, we also offer programs from the CW network. For further information, please visit . Job Summary/Description: KNOE in Monroe, Louisiana is seeking a dynamic Chief Meteorologist. Are you a born leader? We're looking for someone to help guide our team and take us to the next level. The ideal candidate has a knack for communication, a passion for meteorology, and speaks the social media language. This position is not for someone who wants to sit around and wait for the weather to happen. It is for someone who loves living in a place where we get nearly every kind of weather you could imagine. The successful candidate must be organized, driven, creative, and an active content creator. We are looking for a top-notch meteorologist who can lead our team, tell great weather stories, keep people safe, and be ahead of the curve. Duties/Responsibilities include but not limited to: - Be a strong communicator on air, in person, and online- Be well-versed in the latest weather technology- Be an accurate forecaster- Be able to coach other meteorologists- Be passionate about community events and involvement- Be consistent and creative with digital weather content- Deliver forecasts from studio or other live location- Write clearly and concisely- Create clear, accurate graphics- Love weather Qualifications/Requirements: - Strong verbal/written communications skills- Ability to work well under pressure and well with a diverse group of people- Flexibility and on-the-spot problem-solving skills- Ability to balance the demands of both long and short-term projects while meeting daily deadlines- Bachelor of Science degree in meteorology- Several years of on-air meteorology experience- Willingness to work flexible shifts and be on call, including wall-to-wall weather coverage when necessary- Valid driver's license and good driving record If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to , you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", upload your resume, cover letter and references 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, and 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. As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.

Keywords: Gray Television, Monroe , CHIEF METEOROLOGIST - KNOE, Other , Monroe, Louisiana

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