JOB OPENING - Chief Meteorologist

Description:

Gray Television:

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.

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

About KMVT:

KMVT is the dominant news source for the Magic Valley. KMVTs located in Twin Falls, Idaho, a community along the Snake River, known for its amazing canyon, and Shoshone Falls. Twin Falls is a rapidly growing community, in the midst of amazing agriculture and recreation.

Job Summary:

KMVT is seeking an experienced meteorologist to join our award-winning news team at our studios Twin Falls, ID. The successful candidate will have the drive and talent to be number one. You will work with the News Director and other meteorologists to set the direction of and provide feedback to the weather department, Southern Idaho Weather Authority. The ideal candidate must be able to produce and deliver a dynamic, compelling and understandable forecast for our newscasts and digital platforms. Accuracy is a must. You will cover severe weather with urgency, while also being reassuring. Our meteorologists must have the ability to work in a multi-platform environment and will contribute daily to our digital platforms, including social media and kmvt.tv. Responsibilities also include working directly with the news team to build out our coverage and make it meaningful and relatable to our viewers. Our meteorologists also report in the field. Strong leadership and teamwork is a must. Our weather team is involved in the newsroom and the community. The person we hire must have a positive attitude and be an ambassador for the station by making personal appearances at community events.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Preparation of forecast maps for both broadcast and online
• Be available for on-call spot weather events
• Must be creative in presenting the daily weather story with an emphasis on accuracy and responsibility
• Anchor, go live in the field and fill in on other newscasts as needed
• Use social media platforms effectively, especially during severe weather
• Always present a professional image as a representative of KMVT

Requirements:

• Certification and a meteorology degree are preferred
• Pre-employment and random drug testing are a condition of employment
• You must possess a valid driver’s license had have a good driving record

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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 in which 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 expressly prohibits any form of 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.