Multimedia Journalist/Weekend Weather Forecaster

Posted On: March 30, 2022
Station/Company: KOBI-TV NBC5
Location: Medford, Oregon
Hours: Full Time


Job Summary

KOBI-TV NBC5 in the beautiful Rogue Valley is looking for a Multimedia Journalist/Weekend Weather Forecaster to join our NBC5 News at Sunrise Team. The ideal candidate loves breaking news and weather, constantly improves newscasts, and is flexible right up to and through the newscast. Writing and storytelling must be a passion, as well as creating an artful newscast with high pace and volume. Proficiency with a newsroom computer system and knowledge of social media platforms, such as Facebook and Twitter, are requirements.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Providing story ideas and story leads
Researching and writing original reports for broadcast and social media
Gathering meteorological information from weather services and satellite feeds
Presenting informative and dynamic weathercasts during daily newscasts
Preparing computer-generated weather reports using a weather graphics system
Radio weather reporting
Developing content for social media platforms

To qualify for this position, you must have:

College degree and/or equivalent meteorology and/or reporting experience
On-air experience
Knowledge of news gathering and production
The ability to professionally report news on-air
Writing, editing, organizational, and reporting skills

*Please include a link to your newsreel*

This is a full-time position, working 40 hours per week. Our benefits package includes: medical, dental, vision, 401K retirement plan, health care spending account, life insurance, short-term disability, paid sick leave, paid vacations, and paid holidays.

KOBI-TV NBC5/KOTI-TV NBC2 is licensed by the FCC; therefore, we must follow federal guidelines. Since marijuana is still illegal on a federal level, if offered a position, a candidate would be required to pass a 10-panel drug screen, which does include marijuana. A 3-year driving record check and a 7-year criminal background check are also pre-employment requirements, for a candidate offered the position. We also require all hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

How to Apply

Please send your cover letter and resume in Word or PDF format via email (hr@kobi5.com) or to the physical address below: KOBI-TV NBC5 125 South Fir Street Medford, OR 97501 To be considered for this position, you must also include the following: The subject line of your email must include the job title listed above. The body of your email must include verbiage that includes the title of the job posting. Send resume in Word or PDF format only. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply Online: https://kobi5.com/job/multimedia-journalist-weekend-weather-forecaster-2/

Contact Email: hr@kobi5.com

Expiration: May 31, 2022