FT NEWS METEOROLOGIST
EFFECTIVE DATE: 02/11/2013
TITLE: FT News Meteorologist JOB # KUVN 13-02
REPORTS TO: News Director
SUMMARY OF FUNCTIONS
• Anchor weather segments on regularly scheduled newscasts
• Responsible for airing severe weather alerts, cut-ins and crawls
• Compiles forecasts and other weather date using Weather Central system.
• Arranges and composes maps and illustrations using Weather Central system
• Makes public appearances, including school visits and station promotions
• Focus on Feature/lifestyle/entertainment content
• Generate own story ideas
• Produce daily content on variety of platforms including, internet, social networking and mobile
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR CONSIDERATION:
• Effective news writing ability for all platforms
• Ability to entertain as well as report
• Story telling ability
• Considerable live shot experience
• Knowledge of News gathering equipment and computers
• Strong organization and motivational skills
• Ability to perform well under pressure, manage breaking news situations, meet strict deadlines, and respond quickly to changes
• Able to use computer database to research statistics and facts
• Flexible to work any assigned shift, including evening and weekends.
• Posses excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Able to identify problems and develop solutions.
• Strong journalistic standards and ethics
• A college degree in Journalism, Radio/Television or related field from accredited University preferred.
• Two to five years on-air weather anchoring/reporting experience.
• Live interviewing /adlibbing skills and accuracy are a must.
• Must be able to interpret and translate from English to accurate Spanish.
• Strong personal computer skills and knowledge of computer-based video recording equipment and editing principles is required.
• Basic knowledge of TV broadcast equipment and terminology including Weather Central System
LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS: Excellent and grammatically accurate Spanish language skills – both written and oral - required. Bilingual - fluency in English and Spanish is required
Interested Candidates should submit resumes (including demo link) to:
Job # KUVN 13-02
FT News Meteorologist
Attn: Carlos Tamez, News Director
KUVN Univision Channel 23
2323 Bryan St. Suite 1900
Dallas, TX 75201
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE
Univision is an Equal Employment Employer