Freelance Weather Anchor
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POST DATE 8/13/2016
END DATE 10/14/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONFREELANCE WEATHER ANCHOR
Requisition ID: 28547BR
Location: Bronx, New York
Position Type: Temporary
A leading national telecommunications, media and entertainment company, Altice USA delivers residential and business services to more than 4.6 million total customers across 20 states. Our 18,000 employees have an unwavering commitment to customers and to providing quality products and outstanding service.
Our philosophy is built around our commitment to our employees, community and customers. We are committed to providing employees with opportunities for growth and development, as well as an environment where your ideas will help us drive our business and create a more meaningful employee experience.
News 12 Networks is the first, largest and most watched 24-hour local television news network in the country, with seven individual local news channels and five traffic and weather channels serving Long Island, New Jersey, Connecticut, Westchester, Hudson Valley, the Bronx, and Brooklyn.
News 12 The Bronx is looking for the right candidate to be a primary presenter of weather information and other content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging, and meaningful to news consumers. A passion for communicating weather information through graphics, verbally, and in writing is desired. Proficiency in weather analysis and forecasting is expected. Ensure all content meets News 12 Network standards for journalistic integrity and production quality. Assist in coordinating weather programming on multiple platforms. Maintain a deep level of familiarity with weather conditions throughout the New York City tri-state region. Respond to breaking weather news as required. *Bachelor s degree in Meteorology or Atmospheric Science preferred, Master s degree is a plus.
*Minimum of two years of operational forecasting experience; experience with TV weather graphics/animations and weather graphics systems experience, as well as have a Meteorology/Atmospheric Science degree or equivalent experience preferred.
*Exceptional weather judgment.
*Excellent weather forecast writing ability for all platforms.
*Proficiency in computers is essential.
*Developed anchoring or other specialized skills to enhance newsroom operation.
*Flexibility to work any assigned shift, including weekends, Holidays, overnights, and during extended severe storm coverage.
*Online demos are required. Must enter link to demo reel under "web address/ demo reel" field on contact info page.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintain a drug-free and smoke- free workplace. .