WWLP-22 News
Chicopee, MA
August 25, 2022
Job Type
Full Time


The Meteorologist forecast weather conditions and produces and anchors weather reports for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.

·         Produces and presents weather reports for all platforms.

·         Ensures that all weather content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.

·         Writes and delivers weather 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 newsrooms situations as required.

·         Works closely with the weather team to develop comprehensive weather coverage.

·         Participates in promotional activities including public appearances.

·         Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.

·         Writes web stories detailing the local forecast on a daily basis.

·         Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.

 Requirements & Skills:

·         Bachelor’s degree in Meteorology, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.

·         Fluency in English.

·         Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required.

·         Minimum five years’ experience in weather reporting or anchoring. (More or less depending on market size.)

·         Superior on-air presence.

·         Experience guiding, directing and motivating others.

·         Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills.

·         Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.

·         Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

·         Ability to effectively listen to fully understand problems and communicate with a team to shape a solution.

·         Strong understanding of the field of meteorology and a proven track record of forecasting.

·         Flexibility to work any shift.


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