Weather Anchor/Reporter

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Ref#: 30701
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Stations
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Minneapolis, MN, US

About Us:
CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).
Description:
  • Analyze, produce and deliver lifestyle-driven weather forecasts on television, online, radio and other methods of distribution
  • Utilize all computer software systems to clearly outline viewer-focused segments
  • Deliver clear, accurate and timely weather information to the public
  • Keep all platforms current executing social strategies with a Digital First mindset
  • Live field reporting tracking weather, features or news, as assigned
  • Originate, research, investigate, write, narrate, produce and present stories for newscasts
  • Collaborate effectively with colleagues in news, weather, promotion, production and engineering
  • Develop and deliver ideas for stories that can lead newscasts; exhibit enterprise in pursuit and production of news reports
  • Meet all production deadlines
Qualifications:

Required:


  • College degree with focus in meteorology and journalism



Preferred:


  • Excellent communication skills, results orientation, innovation and collaboration with colleagues on the air and behind the scenes
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a medium to large market


EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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