Weather Anchor

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Ref#: 29716
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Stations
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: San Francisco, CA, 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:

Anchor will provide morning and noon weather reports for KPIX-TV news programs. Anchor must be able to produce weather information and present to viewers.  Must be able to gather, assemble and explain information on all stories assigned to you. Occasionally may be assigned to cover stories outside the station - on location. Write clearly and interestingly and use video and graphics to illustrate facts and ideas in the story. Will interview guests appropriate to the stories being presented. Anchor should be up to date with current events. Will also be available to make personal appearances to promote the station. This position is represented by AFTRA.

Qualifications:

Requirements:

Must have at least five years of television experience, with a minimum of 3 years as a weather reporter, working in local market or network television news. Must have in-depth presentation and oral communication skills. Ability to collaborate effectively with a wide range of personnel. Must be able to do live reporting in an engaging and effective manner. Familiarity with the Bay Area extremely helpful. College degree required or equivalent experience. Weather computer and graphics skilled are required.


Physical Demands:

Must be able to operate keyboard with accuracy and speed, and  have a valid driver's license in order to drive to reporting locations.


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