Weather Anchor/Reporter

Posted On: December 10, 2018
Station/Company: KPTV-KPDX, Meredith
Location: Portland, Oregon
Hours: Full Time

Job Summary

KPTV-KPDX, a Meredith owned duopoly located in Beaverton, Oregon is recruiting for a Weather Anchor/Reporter. The Weather Anchor produces and presents weathercasts according to regular program schedule. This position also researches, develops, and covers news stories in the field which are informative, interesting, and compelling while remaining consistent with the stations brand and editorial philosophy.
Essential Job Functions:
70% – Produce and present on-air weather forecast. Deliver weather and news reports in accordance with program outline. Enterprise, write and report news stories. Effectively use existing technology to enhance story coverage. Post forecasts/stories online and contribute to social media.
15% – Collaborates with producers and management in the development of broadcast content such as newscasts, promos, and teases. May appear in promotions as assigned.
10% – Participate in community events and make public appearances on behalf of the station as assigned.
5% – Other duties as assigned, including studio wo

Minimum 2 years experience as a weather anchor/reporter


Bachelor’s in Journalism, Communication, Meteorology or equivalent experience
Specific Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
Ability to work clearly communicate verbally and written
Must be able to work flexible hours

Additional Information:
Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP; has been committed to service journalism for 115 years. Today, Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms — including broadcast television, print, digital, mobile and video — to provide consumers with content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising and marketing partners.

Meredith’s Local Media Group includes 17 owned or operated television stations reaching 11 percent of U.S. households. Meredith’s portfolio is concentrated in large, fast-growing markets, with seven stations in the nation’s Top 25 — including Atlanta, Phoenix, St. Louis and Portland — and 13 in Top 50 markets. Meredith’s stations produce 700 hours of local news and entertainment content each week, and operate leading local digital destinations.

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Expiration: January 24, 2019