METEOROLOGIST

METEOROLOGIST


WAVE

Part-Time

JOB SUMMARY

WAVE News in Louisville, KY seeks a dynamic, engaging, and creative part-time meteorologist to join its highly regarded WAVE News Storm Tracking Team.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

About Gray Television:

Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets, reaching 36 percent of US television households.

We constantly strive for excellence. By upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and developing the best and brightest employees in the business.

About WAVE:

WAVE is the first television station to sign on in Kentucky and Southern Indiana and has a rich history of being the areas most trusted source for local news, weather, and sports. WAVE is the official television station for the Kentucky Derby and is known across the country for its award-winning journalism and breakthrough investigations. As part of the Gray Television family, WAVE is on the leading edge of innovation, constantly investing in the tools and technology to best serve our audiences on all screens with original and local multi-platform content. WAVE is in the heart of downtown Louisville, where technology, filmmaking, tourism, sports, education, health, and music make Louisville one of the most industry-diverse metro areas in the nation.

Job Summary/Description:

WAVE News in Louisville, KY seeks a dynamic, engaging, and creative part-time meteorologist to join its highly regarded WAVE News Storm Tracking Team. If you are a fan of all seasons and the extremes that come with each of them you’ll love the challenge of forecasting in the heart of the Ohio Valley. The primary duties will include crafting, producing, and executing weather segments on our weekend broadcasts and across our digital and social media channels. This is a temporary position until we fill a full-time role.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Analyzing scientific data, models, and other available and relevant information to build an accurate weather forecast
  • Accurately forecasting and tracking severe weather
  • Design aptitude and creativity to produce unique weather graphics
  • Ability to communicate with the news staff to assist in editorial decision-making

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in meteorology, atmospheric science or related field
  • At least 3 years of on-air experience as a broadcast meteorologist
  • Being proficient with the MAX ecosystem and familiar with augmented reality
  • Demonstrate strong digital and social content skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Scheduling flexibility
  • AMS/NWA Seal(s) preferred

Interested applicants can go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, and station call letters, or click on "apply now", we encourage you to upload your resume and cover letter, and references

(Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)

WAVE-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company

Additional Info:

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location where the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Gray Television prohibits workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Gray Television encourages all new employees to vaccinate against the coronavirus before the first workday.

Apply Link: https://gray.tv/careers