About 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.
Would you like to advance your career at an award-winning television station that leads the market in both news and programming? What we do at KXII matters, perhaps more than it ever has before. With an endless choice of sources, more people turn to KXII 12Media for local news, weather coverage, and entertainment programming. We take pride in being the source most Texomans choose, whether watching television, reading online, following through social media, or consuming our content in any combination of these ways. Our employees contribute to that success on a daily basis. A dedicated group of experienced veterans and young professionals work hard morning, noon and night to serve our community by giving our customers the best quality content possible. We are where our community turns when severe weather threatens and when huge stories break. Regardless of their position, our employees take pride in that every day.
KXII News 12, the weather leader in the Texoma region, is looking to add a fourth meteorologist to the market's most experienced weather team. The right candidate will have a combination of broadcast, digital, and technological expertise to tell weather stories on a variety of platforms. This meteorologist will work behind the scenes designing weather graphics for on-air, our website and apps, and social media, serve as the department's primary talent for digital and social media, as well as fill in on the air as needed. This is a full-time position based out of our studios in Sherman, Texas, located between Dallas and Oklahoma City in the heart of "Tornado Alley". Hours and days worked will vary week to week.
ˑFill in on the air in newscasts as needed (including weekends and holidays)
ˑServe as secondary meteorologist to assist chief in severe weather situations
ˑServe as primary talent for digital video forecasts and live broadcasts
ˑDesign weather graphics for the department with an emphasis on "lifestyle forecasting"
ˑProduce weather graphics and information to regularly update our website, apps, and social media platforms
ˑOccasionally report live on weather conditions
ˑOccasionally report on weather-related events and topics
ˑPerform other newsroom duties as assigned by the news director which may include monitoring emergency scanner traffic, occasionally shooting spot or breaking news, and posting additional content to station's website and apps.
ˑBachelor's degree or higher in Meteorology or Atmospheric Sciences
ˑSome on-air experience, either professionally or in college, required (*must send link to demo reel for consideration)
ˑSome reporting experience, either professionally or in college, preferred (*please include link to demo reel if you have one)
ˑExpertise in weather graphics software
ˑExpertise in digital forecasting and social media
ˑAbility to shoot, edit, and write material for broadcast and digital properties
◘ If interested you can apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings
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