Digital/On-Air Meteorologist – Spectrum Bay News 9

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Full Time St. Petersburg, Florida Posted 05/17/2022 Business unit: Spectrum Networks Areas of interest: Content Development, News Requisition Number: 312060BR NMT330

Spectrum Networks is looking for enthusiastic, talented and driven individuals to join the best and brightest in gathering, producing and delivering stories that make a difference within our community! Our commitment is to engage viewers with relevant, character-driven stories that are important to the local communities we serve. 

Who we are:  Spectrum Networks is a series of 30 + local news and regional sports networks owned and operated by Charter Communications, Inc. Spectrum Networks seeks to provide the most essential local news and information, cultivating relevant and thoughtful conversations that foster informed and engaged communities.

The Environment:  Spectrum News operates in a 24-hour news cycle which can require employees to be flexible and available to work various shifts, including early morning, late evenings, weekends and holidays. 

Being on our team means … You’re ready to inspire and be inspired!  You’re passionate, creative and highly technical, driven to tell amazing stories that mean something to our communities.  You're fiercely accurate, with a desire to leverage your knowledge, skills and abilities to share news stories across multiple platforms. You're nimble, having the ability to pivot in an ever-changing workflow. You are a team player with a positive attitude and strong interpersonal skills.

What we’re looking for:  A hardworking Meteorologist who is responsible for anchoring forecasts and daily weather segments. Our Meteorologists must have the ability utilize computer graphic systems and explain data from live radar. You will be able to product reports for partner newspapers and radio stations. Our meteorologists must know how to stay calm while covering live and severe weather in high pressure situations.


  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
  • Knowledge of synoptic meteorology, tropical, and radar meteorology
  • Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate within Spectrum Networks
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment and interact with all personnel within the organization
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work rapidly and accurately
  • Ability to anticipate situations, meet strict deadlines, organize and manage multiple priorities
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm in dealing with breaking weather news and high-stress situations
  • Demonstrated on-camera skills
  • Ability to work under time pressure deadlines

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree Meteorology required, Master's degree preferred
  • 2+ years of experience forecasting and presenting weathercasts required
  • Working knowledge of TV weather graphics systems required.
  • Working knowledge of: general office computer software, newsroom software and basic non-linear editing systems preferred
  • Must have the National Weather Association (NWA) and/or the AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) seal or be able to obtain within 18 months of enjoyment

Working Conditions:

  • Works inside a climate-controlled environment throughout the year, however, will be assigned to field duties as necessary
  • Works in an open newsroom setting with a semi-noisy environment
  • Communicates in person, by phone and by email
  • Ability to work different shifts or longer shifts due to "breaking news" and severe weather emergencies. Willing and able to work weekends and holidays
  • Materials and equipment used: various studio, weather forecasting and newsgathering television equipment, computers and computer-related equipment
  • May be required to lift up to 5 pounds

Our Culture:  Every employee is an influencer and culture keeper. We expect respectful communication (despite pressure), openness to feedback, an eagerness to learn, and an overall positive attitude!

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