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Sinclair Broadcast Group Meteorologist in Syracuse, New York


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Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

WSTM/WSTQ/WTVH – TV in Syracuse, NY is looking for a talented and energetic Meteorologist interested in joining our CNY Central Weather Authority Team!

As a Meteorologist, you will be responsible for the content of the weather cast on-air and on our digital platforms. In this role, you will work with the News Director and our Chief Meteorologist to determine the format of various weather graphics, segments, and the best way to present our community the weather information they need to plan their days and be safe in the event of severe weather. We’re looking for a meteorologist who is excited by the challenge of forecasting the always unpredictable weather of Central New York and doing so with a talented and fun team around them!

Responsibilities include:

  • Forecasting, producing and presenting clear and concise weather casts, which tell a story and connect with viewers

  • Issue warnings and alerts, produce graphics and maps, and report live during weather events

  • Developing content and graphics for on-air, web, and social media

  • Making public appearances on behalf of the station

  • Working with producers to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situations

  • Conduct live shots and report from community events and in breaking news situations

  • Ability to utilize social media during severe weather, as well as write weather stories for our website and digital platforms

Required Skills:

  • Previous on-air experience presenting weather and news information is required

  • Excellent communicator with a professional on-air presence

  • Ability to clearly explain a weather story

  • Utilize graphics and video in a way that helps our audience prepare for various weather conditions

  • Ability to participate in community outreach initiatives is required

  • Bachelor’s degree in meteorology, atmospheric science, or other relevant science degree is required

  • CBM seal is strongly desired

  • Experience with WSI Storm system is preferred

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

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Syracuse, New York, United States

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The New York State Department of Labor is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.