Weekend Weather Anchor
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POST DATE 9/16/2016
END DATE 3/11/2017
JOB DESCRIPTIONWEEKEND WEATHER ANCHOR
Requisition ID: 29158BR
Location: Woodbury, NY
Position Type: Part Time
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 Long Island is looking for a Part-time Weather Anchor to be the primary presenter of our weekend weather information 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 meet News 12 Network standards for journalistic integrity and production quality. Assist in coordinating weather programming on multiple platforms. Maintain deep level of familiarity with the state and region. Respond to breaking weather news as required.
*Associates or Bachelor's degree in Meteorology or Atmospheric Science preferred, Master s degree is a plus.
*Minimum of four years of operational forecasting experience; experience with TV weather graphics/animations and weather graphics systems experience.
*Exceptional weather judgment.
*Excellent news writing ability for all platforms, as well as proficiency in newsgathering equipment and computers essential.
*Developed anchoring or other specialized skills to enhance newsroom operation and flexibility to work any assigned shift desired.
*Online demos 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..