WRDW-TV is looking for a Meteorologist who knows how to connect with our viewers in fresh new ways.
This is a dual position that includes producing and anchoring weathercasts, special weather programs and webcasts, contributing to the station website, and serving as a multimedia reporter for weather and science-related news coverage. We are looking for someone who embraces both of these unique roles. Our four-person weather team takes weather seriously. We want to tell the story with interesting video, hyper local graphics and an emphasis on viewer needs.
The successful candidate will have experience forecasting and presenting weathercasts. A degree in meteorology, climatology or atmospheric science is required along with skills in the operation of computerized weather presentation systems, especially WSI.
We report news on every platform available to our viewers. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated ability to report, shoot video, edit video, post web stories/pictures/video from both the field and television station. Successful candidates will also have the ability to deliver compelling stories. You’ll use the latest technology, including lightweight next generation video equipment and laptop editing.
Duties of this job include live reporting, creative shooting, writing, editing and posting news stories, both hard news and features. Must have good writing skills and must be able to work well under strict deadline pressure.
WRDW leads the market in award-winning coverage and we’re moving into a brand new state-of-the-art facility early next year. Augusta is a vibrant and growing community with lots of outdoor recreation to offer. Also, just 2 hours from the beach and 3 hours from the mountains, the River Region is a fun place to work, play and explore.
Send cover letter (including referral source; i.e., website, school, etc. a must), references, resume and link to work to: www.gray.tv/applynow or Human Resource Officer, WRDW-TV, P.O. Box 1212, Augusta, GA 30903-1212 or e-mail HumanResourceOfficer@wrdw.com. WRDW-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Participates in E-Verify. Pre-Employment Drug Screening and good driving record required. No Phone Calls Please.