Weekend Weather Forecaster/Multimedia Journalist

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 Weekend Weather Forecaster / Multimedia Journalist to join our NBC5 News Team. The ideal candidate loves weather and breaking news, 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:

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

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

If you meet the qualifying requirements above, please send cover letter and resume (in Word or PDF format only), and a web link to a reporter/anchor reel via email to hr@kobi5.com or to the physical address listed below: KOBI-TV NBC5 Craig Smullin, News Director 125 S. Fir St. 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/weekend-weather-forecaster-multimedia-journalist/

Contact Email: hr@kobi5.com

Expiration: May 31, 2022