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Meteorologist- KTVT- Dallas/Fort Worth (Freelance)

Posted: 15 Apr 2021 Closes: 16 May 2021
Fort Worth, US Competitive
Temporary VIA_38282

REF#: 38282

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance

JOB SCHEDULE: Part-Time

JOB LOCATION: Ft. Worth, TX

ABOUT US:

CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV's satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).

DESCRIPTION:

KTVT-TV, the CBS owned and operated station in Dallas-Fort Worth is seeking a Freelance Meteorologist. This position is approximately 5+ months in length. The ideal candidate will combine strong on-air skills with a great understanding and passion for meteorology. Must have severe weather experience.

Other duties include: working with a team of meteorologists and executing station strategy; writing / preparing forecasts; producing graphics to tell the weather story across multiple platforms, strong social media presence. The candidate will also be required to periodically write and report weather related stories for newscasts.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Successful candidate should have:
  • On-air weathercasting experience within a TV Station
  • A degree in meteorology or related science.
  • Strong writing skills for broadcast and digital platforms
  • Be comfortable working on camera and in front of a chroma-key
  • Ability to create and manage graphics used during weather within the broadcast
For consideration, you must apply online athttps://viacomcbs.careers/texas/usa/jobs/cbs-television-stations/new-jobs/ Please attach your resume, cover letter along with a link to your work.

FUNCTION: Talent

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