Meteorologist

Univision Communications Inc. Los Angeles , CA 90009

Posted 2 months ago

REQUISITION ID

req2609

POSTING DATE
9/27/2018

JOB TITLE

Meteorologist

LOCATION

Los Angeles, CA

BUSINESS UNIT

Local Media

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #:KMEX 18-13 DAL 18-18

Univision Local Media is looking for a Certified Meteorologist to develop and produce weather content for linear and non-linear platforms, including radio, television, web and social media. Ideal candidate must love weather and meteorology. He or she should be an excellent communicator, possess a commanding and professional on-camera presence with top-notch judgement. Looking for someone creative, innovative who is highly engaged in digital platforms (Facebook, twitter, website etc.) someone who can clearly explain the weather story, utilizing graphics and video. Candidate must be able to produce weather content that stands out and drives user engagement across multiple regions and platforms. We are Looking for someone who understands, and is fully engaged, with active weather information, quickly responding to weather alerts, available for on-call situations, and maintaining in constant contact with multiple teams during severe weather.

This position will require the employee to be part or join the SAG-AFTRA bargaining unit.

Job Responsibilities

  • Must be a weather expert who works well in a team environment with other meteorologists, producers and technical staff.

  • Must be well-versed in the latest weather technology, including WSI Max, CSV files and experience in excel

  • Must be detail-oriented and exceptionally well organized, have good people skills, a positive, can-do attitude, take initiative, be a problem-solver and be able to work in a team

  • Flexible to work any assigned shift, including evening, weekends, and holidays

  • Must be able to adlib for extended periods of time

  • Able to represent Univision 34 at various speaking engagements

  • Coordinate with news department when weather conditions produce news coverage scenarios.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Required Skills & Experience

  • A college degree in Meteorology, Atmospheric Science or equivalent technical training in a meteorology-related institutional setting will be required. A CBM/NWA seal is desired.

  • 1-3 years as on-air weathercaster

  • Knowledge of synoptic meteorology, tropical and radar forecasting tools.

  • Technologically savvy with strong computer skills

  • Experience with WSI weather system and graphics

  • Experience with severe weather coverage preferred

  • Excellent and grammatically accurate Spanish language skills both written and oral - required.

  • Bilingual - fluency in English and Spanish is required

  • Strong understanding of news gathering ethical and legal issues

  • Genuine enthusiasm for work & a drive for excellence

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be willing to work from office in Los Angeles, CA

  • Employment/education will be verified

  • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

Please apply on our Univision Careers Webpage:

http://corporate.univision.com/corporate/careers/

About Univision Communications Inc.

Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) is a top-tier multimedia company with 17 broadcast, cable and digital networks; 59 TV stations; 67 radio stations; online and mobile apps, products and content creation facilities. UCI focuses on delivering a branded experience everywhere its audience is, reaching 89 million unduplicated consumers monthly across its portfolio. As a mission-driven Company, UCI is committed to informing, entertaining and empowering Hispanic America.

Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) en una empresa multimedia del ms alto nivel, con 17 cadenas de televisin de seal abierta, por cable y digital; 59 estaciones de TV; 67 emisoras de radio; aplicaciones en lnea y para dispositivos mviles, productos y sedes para creacin de contenido. UCI se centra en ofrecer una experiencia con la marca dondequiera que est su audiencia, alcanzando a ms de 89M de consumidores mensuales en todas las plataformas. Como Compaa impulsada por una misin, UCI se centra en informar, entretener y empoderar a la comunidad hispana en los Estados Unidos.

For more information, please visit www.Univision.net.

Univision is an Equal Opportunity Employer including Vets and Disabled


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Meteorologist

Univision Communications Inc.