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.).
KCBS2/KCAL9, the nation’s largest duopoly, is seeking a Meteorologist/Weather Anchor to join our award-winning weather team. To be considered you must provide examples of on-air presentation during severe weather (both in studio and in the field) and have the ability to showcase the functionality of weather graphics to enhance storytelling. Behind the scenes it is essential in this position to work closely with news management, newscast producers and the KCBS/KCAL digital team. You must also be willing to drive and utilize our Mobile Weather Lab vehicle and perform weathercasts or weather reporting on site from community functions or severe weather location. Also, this candidate must be prepared to give regular online weather updates/forecasts for all KCBS/KCAL digital platforms.
- WSI weather system knowledge and ability to utilize all functions on-air
- Demonstrate an ability to connect with the audience on digital and social platforms on a consistent basis
- Ability to shoot video and report utilizing Prosumer camera
- Minimum of three years on-air weather forecasting experience
- Minimum of five years weather casting or weather producing experience
- Maintain a steadfast commitment to forecasting accuracy and a consistent ability to utilize on-air all of the technical functionality of our weather systems
- College degree preferred
- Meteorology degree preferred along with applicable certifications.
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