Multimedia Journalist / Weekend Weather Forecaster

Station/Company: KOBI-TV NBC5
Location: Medford, Oregon
Hours: Full Time

Job Summary

KOBI-TV NBC5 in the beautiful Rogue Valley is seeking a Multimedia Journalist / Weekend
Weather Forecaster to join our NBC5 News 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 newscasts
• Preparing computer-generated weather reports using a weather graphics system
• Radio weather reporting
• Present live shots
• Developing content for social media platforms
• Producing news stories on a hard deadline

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
• Ability to professionally report news on-air
• Strong writing, reporting, and organizational skills
• Ability to work professionally in high-pressure situations and without supervision

***Applications must 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,
paid sick leave, paid vacations, paid holidays, and an Employee
Assistance Program (EAP).

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 new hires to be fully
vaccinated against COVID-19, to include up-to-date booster.

How to Apply

If you meet the qualifications above, send your Cover Letter and Resume via one of the options below. You will be sent an application to complete. You are not considered an “applicant” until an application is returned to us. Incomplete applications will not be considered. 1. Email to: Please include the following in your email message: o The Job Title in the Subject Line o Resume and Cover Letter in Word or PDF format only 2. Mail to the physical address below: KOBI-TV NBC5 Kris Gushwa, Director of HR 125 South Fir Street Medford, OR 97501 Hiring Process: 1. Submit a Resume 2. Complete a Zoom interview (may be waived if local) 3. Submit an Employment Application (we will email it to you) 4. Complete an in-person interview 5. Reference Checks 6. Conditional Offer Pending Background Check, DMV Record Check, and Drug Screen Results (Including marijuana) We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Expiration: November 04, 2023