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Iowa's News Now

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Iowa's News Now is looking for a Monday through Friday 9pm Meteorologist/MMJ to present the weather forecast for the news and a science based MMJ. As our Meteorologist, you are responsible for the content of the weather cast on-air and on our digital platforms.
Vacancy Type:
Full Time
Date Posted:
Closing Date:
Cedar Rapids

Iowa's News Now is looking for a Monday through Friday 9pm Meteorologist/MMJ to present the weather forecast for the news and a science based MMJ. As our Meteorologist you are responsible for the content of the weather cast on-air and on our digital platforms.

The main day to day responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Forecasting, producing and presenting clear and concise 9pm weather casts, which tell a story and connect with viewers 5 days a week
  • Produce a STEM/weather related news story for the 5p and 6p newscasts daily
  • Issue warnings and alerts, produce graphics and maps, and report live during weather events
  • Utilize social media during severe weather, as well as write weather stories
  • Make public appearances on behalf of the station
  • Work with producers to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situations
  • Monday through Friday schedule

What skills do you need to be successful in our role?

  • Ability to tell memorable and meaningful stories, we value visual and compelling storytelling
  • Ability to demonstrate experience with active and visual live shots
  • In depth knowledge of forecasting
  • Sharp news judgement and exceptional writing skills
  • Ability to multitask while meeting deadlines and prioritizing tasks
  • Bachelor's degree in Meteorology, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
  • 2 years experience in weather presentation and reporting preferred

While applying online, please include a link to your online demo reel.

Our benefit package includes medical, dental and vision insurance; 401(k), EAP, wellness program, bonus incentive program, employee discounts, 3 weeks of vacation for new hires and many other great perks!
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!
About Us
Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!
About the Team
The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let’s talk.
Sinclair Broadcast Group
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