Meteorologist - WHBQ TV at Cox Media Group (Memphis, TN)

| Memphis, TN
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Job Summary

Cox Media Group - WHBQ Fox13 Memphis is in search of a Meteorologist for station newscasts. The successful candidate should have completed the Certified Broadcast Meteorology program through the American Meteorological Society. On air, this position requires strong presentation and communication skills, which include the ability to execute extended coverage during severe weather situations.

The successful candidate must be passionate about providing engaging content and maximizing new technology on all platforms. Candidates should have at least 3 years of experience as a broadcast meteorologist.

WHAT YOU WILL DO:
  • Deliver on-air forecasts for station newscasts.
  • Produce and prepare weather graphics and information.
  • Provide forecast information and engaging content to digital platforms.
  • Report for station newscasts.
  • Thorough understanding of social media and demonstrated ability to move audience between all platforms.
  • Desire to connect with local communities by meeting with local groups and representing Fox13 Memphis at important events.


What we look for

WHAT YOU WILL BRING:
  • Ability to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university in Journalism, Communications or Science preferred.
  • Completion of Certified Broadcast Meteorology (CBM) program through the American Meteorology Society (AMS) is strongly preferred.
  • A minimum of 3 years professional experience as a broadcast meteorologist is required.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Must be thoroughly professional in all aspects of journalism.
  • Must be well read on current affairs and have a wide-range working knowledge and understanding of general interest subjects.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

WHAT WE OFFER YOU: WHY YOU SHOULD WORK AT CMG

CMG is an industry-leading media company with dominant brands, award-winning content, and exceptional people - and you could be one of them! We are a start-up built on a 100-year history of blazing trails in the world of media. Over that time, our skilled journalists and storytellers have covered war and peace, tragedies and celebrations, small moments, and global movements. We are relying on our longstanding experience and entrepreneurial mentality to build a media company that is modern, agile, and uniquely positioned for the future.

We provide valuable local content to viewers in the communities we serve through our 33 high-quality, market-leading television stations in 20 markets, 53 top-performing radio stations delivering all genres of content in 11 markets, and numerous streaming and digital platforms. Our portfolio includes primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable news and independent stations. We also offer a full suite of national, regional, local, and digital advertising services with CMG Local Solutions, CoxReps and Gamut.

We offer rewarding and challenging careers that encourage growth and development. We take care of our people with industry-leading total rewards offerings that includes medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and accident insurance as well as, a best-in-class wellness program, 401(k) matching and time-off programs.

We promote the safety and well-being of our employees by requiring that all newly hired CMG employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date. CMG will provide reasonable accommodations as required by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

If this description fits and CMG sounds like a company you want to work for, we'd love to have you join us. Apply today!

Cox Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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More Information on Cox Media Group
Cox Media Group operates in the Digital Media industry. The company is located in Atlanta, GA. Cox Media Group was founded in 2009. It has 10000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 30 open jobs at Cox Media Group, click here.
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