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Weather MMJ/Meteorologist

CBC New Media Group

CBC New Media Group

Raleigh, NC, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2024

Description

Do you love weather? Do you love sharing stories about how weather affects our communities, including how it impacts our changing climate? WRAL is seeking a Meteorologist/Multimedia Journalist (MMJ) to join our award-winning weather team. We are looking for someone who can forecast our changing weather, produce weather graphics on television, digital and social media, and cover weather-related stories. North Carolina is a mini-America, with various weather from the beaches, to the mountains, and our active weather in the Triangle. We want someone who is hungry to share those stories.

The successful candidate must have great organization and time management skills to make deadlines on time. Your responsibilities will include reporting, shooting and editing. You will be expected to produce content on a variety of platforms including our website and social networking sites, in addition to television.

Qualifications:

  • Must have good writing skills and must be able to work well under strict deadline pressure.
  • The successful candidate will have experience forecasting and presenting weathercasts.
  • A degree in meteorology, climatology, or atmospheric science is required along with skills in the operation of computerized weather presentation systems.
  • Bachelor's degree in meteorology or related field.
  • Proven ability to write news copy and report.
Responsibilities:
  • This is dual role position that includes anchoring weathercasts, special weather programs and webcasts and serving as a multimedia reporter for science-related news coverage.
  • Contributing to all WRAL platforms, including but not limited to WRAL.com, WRAL+, social media, YouTube, and television.
  • Successful candidates will have a demonstrated ability to report, shoot video, edit video, post web stories/pictures/video to digital channels.
  • Duties of this job include live reporting, creative shooting, writing, editing and posting of hard news-focused weather stories.
  • Maintain an active social media presence to build your brand and solicit original story ideas.
  • Others duties as assigned.

Please include a link to your most recent on-air work with your application.

A pre-employment drug screening is required. EOE, M/F. All Capitol Broadcasting Company properties are tobacco free. Capitol Broadcasting Company participates in E-Verify.
Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc. is a diversified communications company which owns and/or operates WRAL-TV , WRAZ-TV , WRAL-FM , WRAL-HD2 , WNGT-CD , WCMC-FM , WCMC-HD1 , WDNC-AM , WCMC-HD2 , WCMC-HD3 , WCLY-AM , WCMC-HD4 , Microspace , and WRAL Digital in Raleigh, NC; WILM-TV , WILT-LD and Sunrise Broadcasting in Wilmington, NC; The Durham Bulls Baseball Club , Bull City Hospitality , and Coastal Plain League in Durham, NC; The Holly Springs Salamanders in Holly Springs, NC; The Greenville Yard Gnomes in Greenville, NC; the American Underground startup hub in Durham, NC; and real estate interests including the American Tobacco Historic District in Durham, NC; Rocky Mount Mills in Rocky Mount, NC; MoJud Lofts in Greensboro, NC; and The Thread in Rock Hill, SC.