News - Meteorologist/MMJ - WMC

Gray Television

Memphis, TN

JOB DETAILS
HEADQUARTERS
Memphis, TN, US
LOCATION
Memphis, TN
POSTED
30+ days ago

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 86 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 WMC:

WMC-TV, virtual and VHF digital channel 5, is an NBC-affiliated television station licensed to Memphis, Tennessee, United States. The station is owned by Gray Television. The station serves roughly the western third of Tennessee, northern Mississippi, eastern Arkansas and the southeastern corner of Missouri over the air, on satellite, and on various cable system.

Job Summary:

WMC Action News 5 in Memphis, Tennessee seeks an experienced Meteorologist/MMJ to join our award-winning team. The Meteorologist will work closely with Chief Meteorologist, news managers and producers to cover the complete weather story throughout the Mid-South. This is a weekend position that also includes reporting duties during the week.

General Responsibilities:

• 2 years experience as a broadcast meteorologist/weather anchor

• BS/BA in Meteorology/Journalism/Communications or equivalent background

• Flexibility with respect to scheduling and/or assigned work shifts, especially considering the nature of weather events

• Must be willing to work in Memphis, TN

Additional Requirements -

• Must be flexible with respect to scheduling and willing to work extended hours, varying shifts (including nights, weekends and holidays, and sometimes on short notice) and report to work in emergencies depending upon news coverage when required

• Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through http://raycommedia.com/careers to be considered

• Willingness to travel, work overtime, and on weekends with short notice (if applicable)

• Must be 18 years or Older

• Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen and MVR check

• Must be able to provide a reel/portfolio of work examples

• Must have unrestricted work authorization in the United States

• Must meet physical requirements, including medium to heavy lifting and carrying camera equipment up to 50 pounds for extended periods of time

• Must have valid U.S. driver’s license

• Must be willing to travel locally and regionally, sometimes on short notice

Desired Characteristics/Desired Qualifications -

• Must be willing to work in all weather conditions

• Must understand ethical issues concerning stories and use appropriate journalistic guidelines

• Ability to interpret information to establish facts and determine truth

• Basic understanding of windows based electronics and the ability to learn ENPS as well as new systems as they are implemented

• Act as a team player while displaying an ability to handle a variety of tasks, and make sound decisions in a fast-paced, deadline driven, stressful environment

• Demonstrated ability of good news judgment

• Ability to interact with all levels of station and corporate management

• Positive attitude, strong work ethic, high degree of integrity and professionalism

• Comfortable with emerging technology

• Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills

• Ability to perform under pressure in breaking news and deadline driven situations

• Familiarity with ENPS, BitCentral Products and ENPS

• Excellent troubleshooting and problem resolution skills

• 2 years experience as a broadcast meteorologist/weather anchor

• BS/BA in Meteorology/Journalism/Communications or equivalent background

• Flexibility with respect to scheduling and/or assigned work shifts, especially considering the nature of weather events

• Must be willing to work in Memphis, TN

» Please apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings and attach resume.

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.

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Gray Television