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Meteorologist/Weather Anchor - UNION

4184

Studio City, CA, US, 91604

Production
Studio City
Full-Time

CBS Television Stations consists of 28 CBS-owned stations in 17 major U.S. markets, as well as the stations’ digital properties. The portfolio of stations includes 15 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates.

The station group’s properties also include CBSN Local, a joint initiative with CBS Interactive that features direct-to-consumer streaming news services in the markets where the Company has local news organizations. CBS Television Stations’ premium local content is also distributed to consumers by the group’s websites and mobile applications.

 

KCBS2/KCAL9, the nation’s largest duopoly, is seeking a Meteorologist/Weather Anchor to join our award-winning weather team. To be considered you must provide examples of on-air presentation during severe weather (both in studio and in the field)  and have the ability to showcase the functionality of weather graphics to enhance storytelling.  Behind the scenes it is essential in this position to work closely with news management, newscast producers and the KCBS/KCAL digital team. You must also be willing to drive and utilize our Mobile Weather Lab vehicle and perform weathercasts or weather reporting on site from community functions or severe weather location.  Also, this candidate must be prepared to give regular online weather updates/forecasts for all KCBS/KCAL digital platforms.

 

Preferred Skills/Experience:
•    WSI weather system knowledge and ability to utilize all functions on-air
•    Demonstrate an ability to connect with the audience on digital and social platforms on a consistent basis
•    Ability to shoot video and report utilizing Prosumer camera

 

Required:


•    Minimum of three years on-air weather forecasting experience
•    Minimum of five years weather casting or weather producing experience
•    Maintain a steadfast commitment to forecasting accuracy and a consistent ability to utilize on-air all of the technical functionality of our weather systems

Educational requirements:

•    College degree preferred
•    Meteorology degree preferred along with applicable certifications.

 

Referral Instructions:

All qualified candidates must apply to the CBS Television Stations online Applicant Tracking System: www.cbsandyou.com  (internal applicants) and https://viacomcbs.careers/jobs  (external applicants)

This is the only method in which applications will be accepted for open positions.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.  Only qualified candidates considered for this position will be contacted for an interview.  We regret that we cannot accept phone calls or respond to individual inquiries.
 

 

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 

 

At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status. 

 

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. https://www.viacomcbs.com/careers as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to viacomaccommodations@viacom.com. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned. 


Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles