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News - Meteorologist - KWTX

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KWTX - Waco, TX

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Gray Television: Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better. We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business. About KWTX: KWTX-TV News 10 is the dominant television station for the Waco-Temple-Killeen market in the Heart of Texas. The CBS, CW, Telemundo, and MeTV affiliate, KWTX is the leader in every local newscast. A state-of-the-art facility with a brand new studio helps employees showcase their award-winning content. A storm-chasing vehicle called the Weather Edge gives our crews a mobile weather lab to track severe weather. But the station’s most valuable resource is its people. KWTX is home to a dedicated group of employees, many of whom have called the station home for many years. Community service is engrained in the culture of KWTX. We take pride in being able to say that no other station does it better. In 2016, the station was honored with the NAB’s Service to America Award, recognizing the nation’s top local TV station for community service. The Texas Association of Broadcasters also honored KWTX with its highest award for public service, The Bonner McLain Award. Fixer Upper’s Magnolia Silos have turned downtown Waco into a destination for travelers from around the country. The city is home to Baylor University, with one of the top athletic programs in the nation and beautiful McLane Stadium along the Brazos River. Space-X has a rocket testing facility, with some of the world’s most impressive technology in nearby McGregor. The market is also home to one of the largest U.S. Military installations in the world, Fort Hood. And this region is ideally located in Central Texas, within a short drive of both the Dallas and Austin metro areas. KWTX has a stellar reputation as one of the premiere broadcasters in Texas, and is looking for driven, dedicated people pursuing a career in broadcast-related fields, helping produce award-winning, compelling content while working in the community to help make life better for those we are entrusted to serve. Job Summary: KWTX-TV, the dominant #1 station in Waco, TX is seeking an experienced full-time meteorologist passionate about telling the daily weather story and weather-related stories. The ideal candidate will have a dynamic presentation that focuses on how the weather impacts viewers’ daily lives, and the passion to cover severe weather no matter when it happens on multiple platforms. A candidate fluent in both English and Spanish is desired. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: • Work with weather team to provide complete weather coverage • Must be creative in presenting the daily weather story with an emphasis on accuracy and responsibility • Anchor, go live in the field, fill in on other newscasts as needed and report weather-related stories daily as an MMJ. • Use social media platforms effectively, especially during severe weather. • Work constructively with our news consultants and talent coaches to develop on-air look and presence. • Present weather and news content in both English and Spanish over multiple channels and digital platforms.

Requirements:

• Degree in meteorology and at least TWO years on-air experience • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, Bilingual candidate desired • Technologically savvy with strong computer skills and ability to create effective weather graphics. Ability to shoot and edit video desired • Ability and desire to work as an MMJ completing daily weather-related story assignments

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Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge. Please apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings