Weather Producer/Anchor

Job Description

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

WJLA-TV is looking for a visual storyteller to join our Storm Watch 7 Weather team. This role is a dedicated weather content creator for all of our platforms. We need someone who understands weather and can illustrate the stories utilizing the weather graphics systems.

You will help to plan our daily weather coverage, community projects, and special projects. The best fit for this position is a creative person who embraces telling weather stories on our website and understands social media. You will work closely with our Chief Meteorologist, Digital EP and Social Media manager to develop and implement our weather strategy on all platforms. You've got to love gathering and presenting weather data too! While this job is primarily geared at producing content you will be called upon to fill-in as a weather anchor.

Job qualifications include:
  • College degree or minimum one (1) year relative experience in the field
  • Ability to work with a team of people and personalities while maintaining a professional work environment
  • Must be able to meet daily deadlines
  • Must be flexible with schedule - weekend, evening and holiday shifts may be required
  • Knowledge of forecasting and graphic design on weather systems
  • Understanding of how to build and post stories, graphics on the web and social media
  • WSI and Excel experience preferred

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