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All-Platform Weather Forecaster & Environment Specialist - WBKB-TV

ALL-PLATFORM WEATHER FORECASTER & ENVIRONMENT SPECIALIST Between winter storms or rough seas on Lake Huron, our viewers have a keen interest in what the weather is doing now and what it’ll do in the days or weeks ahead. We’re hiring someone who will tell them. JOB DESCRIPTION This full-time position reflects our commitment to keeping our viewers prepared and safe from storms, providing the most accurate and timely weather forecasts, live on-air and on digital platforms. You may be produce content elements for use on our website and / or on social media or digital platforms. Your knowledge as a Weather & Environment Specialist will help our viewers and fans to be prepared when storms threaten or a winter snow event looms. In addition to preparing and presenting scheduled weather forecasts for broadcast and online, you’ll engage our audience year round in ways that will enrich their lives every day while keeping them safe.

 APPLICATION In applying for this position, we require:

• an undergraduate degree in one of these fields: meteorology, journalism, communications, earth sciences; or geography • samples of your weather segment on TV or social media (can be linked for us to view)
• samples of weather stories you’ve written and published to social platforms or website
• have AMS or other weather certification
• examples of your ability to work independently
• no less than three references
• valid license and a good driving record


ABOUT OUR MISSION In 1974, four Air Force veteran broadcasters who served together in Europe built WBKB-TV. In doing so we launched the first and only local television service in Northeast Michigan. Our communities have come to rely on WBKB-TV and its digital platforms for timely local news coverage that matters to them, timely weather forecasts focused on the northeast and local sports up-close. Nearly 50 years later, WBKB-TV’s tradition as a vital community resource is growing. Over the decades, many dedicated and talented individuals have left their mark on our station and the communities we serve. They’ve gone on to fulfill their own dreams. From time to time, WBKB has or expects to have vacancies in our Award Winning News Department that could be just the thing to grow your career. Apply now for one of these outstanding career opportunities with WBKB-TV and its platforms. Awaiting you are OPPORTUNITIES. CHALLENGES. REWARDS. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer offering A two year contract with INCENTIVE BONUSES Paid Vacation Paid sick leave Medical Insurance

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Job Type : Full-Time

Location : Alpena, MI

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