Weekend Meteorologist/Digital Content Producer - 8180

Sioux City, IA

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Weekend Meteorologist/Digital Content Producer - 8180

CBS14/FOX44 Sioux City IA is looking for a Weekend Meteorologist/Digital Content Producer to present the weather forecast for the weekend news and report 3 days a week. As our Weekend Meteorologist/Digital Content Producer you are responsible for the content of the weather cast on-air and on our digital platforms.


The main day to day responsibilities of the role will include…



  • Forecasting, Producing and Presenting clear and concise weather casts, which tell a story and connect with viewers

  • Issue warnings and alerts, produce graphics and maps, and report live during weather events

  • Utilize social media during severe weather, as well as write weather stories

  • Make public appearances on behalf of the station

  • Work with producers to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situations


For the digital content roll duties include...



  • Updating and maintaining the station website siouxlandnews.com 

  • Keeping Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social platforms updated throughout the day

  • Editing and posting relevant materials from reporters and producers onto the website

  • Creating web-based content from materials gathered by photographers and reporters

  • Gathering news affecting the community

  • Preparing story items for presentation in the newscasts

  • Assisting in the efficient operation of the assignment desk

  • Listening and responding to scanner traffic


What skills do you need to be successful in our role?



  • In-Depth Knowledge of forecasting

  • Sharp news judgment and exceptional writing skills

  • Ability to multitask while meeting deadlines and prioritizing tasks

  • Bachelor's degree in Meteorology, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.


While applying online, please include a link to your online demo reel.


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