July 2, 2024
Job Type
Full Time


FOX44 (WFFF) and ABC22 (WVNY) in Burlington, Vermont are looking to hire a full-time weekend Meteorologist. The Meteorologist will report, shoot, write and edit weather/news reports across multiple platforms.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Produce and present weather/news reports for all platforms.
  • Ensures that all weather/news content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
  • Writes and delivers weather/news stories in a clear and concise manner.
  • Assists in writing, copy editing, researching, and coordinating weather programming and other content.
  • Responds to breaking and/or severe weather events and other urgent newsroom situations as required.
  • Works closely with the weather team to develop comprehensive weather coverage.
  • Participates in promotional activities including public appearances.
  • Writes web stories detailing the local forecast daily.
  • Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.
  • The weekend meteorologist produces weekly stories for climate change-based franchise called "Two Degree Difference."
  • Ability to shoot pictures and edit stories from beginning to end.
  • The winning candidate will be posting on the web and social media.

Requirements & Skills:

  • Bachelor"s degree in Meteorology, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
  • Entry level to 2 years’ experience in weather presentation and reporting preferred.
  • Must be able to shoot video and perform non-linear editing. Ability to write stories from beginning to end.  Knowledge of ENPS is helpful.
  • Proficiency with Baron Radar and graphics is helpful.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Strong understanding of the field of Meteorology and a proven track record of forecasting.
  • Valid driver"s license with a good driving record.
  • Flexibility to work any shift.

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