METEOROLOGIST/WEATHER ANCHOR (Regular f/t Orlando, FL)
(Regular f/t Orlando, FL)
Do you have a passion for weather and keeping people safe? Do you understand severe weather and the importance of early warnings and accurate forecasting?
Then your dream job is waiting in one of the most dynamic weather markets in the country. The FOX O&O in beautiful Orlando, FL has an immediate opening for a high-energy, highly-skilled weekend meteorologist.
We’re looking for a motivated, team player who can easily translate complex weather data and convey it to the people who live underneath the radar.
You’ll be working in a place that basks in sunshine, until it becomes the lightning capital of the world and that’s all before Hurricane season starts.
But you’re not stuck in a studio all the time -- -you’re on location forecasting from one of the most high-tech storm chasers in the state.
This position is part weekend weather anchor, part weekday weather chaser. You must have a strong, engaging live presence in studio and in the field.
A minimum of 5 years’ experience working as a weather anchor in a medium or large market preferred. College degree in communications/journalism or related field preferred.
Current or in process AMS Seal or NWS certification.
Hurricane forecasting experience a plus. Working knowledge of weather and newsroom computers. Ability to ad-lib effectively with news anchors.
Good news judgment and knowledge of fair and accurate journalism practices. Excellent people, writing and communication skills; must be a team player
How to apply: Apply Here: http://www.fox35orlando.com/about/jobs or email your resume to: - Mention cfec.org job posting.