Nexstar Media Group Chief Meteorologist, Nexstar Weather Center in Dallas, Texas
The Chief Meteorologist, Nexstar Weather Center oversees the newly created weather support center for broadcast stations owned or operated by Nexstar Media Group. The Nexstar Weather Center is based in Dallas, Texas, and provides weather forecasting to markets in need of staffing assistance.
Manages a team of Meteorologists based in Dallas, Texas
Ensures all weather content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
Assists Nexstar markets as needed, prioritizing those needs to help service local audiences.
Requirements & Skills:
Bachelor’s degree in Meteorology, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
Strong understanding of the field of meteorology and a proven track record of forecasting
Minimum ten years’ experience in weather forecasting in broadcast television
AMS or CBM seal
Experience in both large and small television markets
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required
Superior on-air presence
Experience guiding, coaching and motivating others to improve their knowledge or skills
Ability to effectively listen to fully understand problems and collaborate with a local market to shape a solution
Proficiency with weather software, computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, and other office equipment
Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Flexibility to work any shift. Weekends are required.
Required to work in a studio in Dallas, Texas. No remote work opportunities.
Fluency in English
Valid driver’s license with a good driving record
Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXST) is a leading diversified media company that produces and distributes engaging local and national news, sports and entertainment content across television, streaming and digital platforms, including nearly 300,000 hours of original video content each year. Nexstar owns America’s largest local broadcasting group comprised of top network affiliates, with 200 owned or partner stations in 116 U.S. markets reaching 212 million people. Nexstar’s national television properties include The CW, America’s fifth major broadcast network, NewsNation, America’s fastest-growing national news and entertainment cable network reaching 70 million television homes, popular entertainment multicast networks Antenna TV and Rewind TV, and a 31.3% ownership stake in TV Food Network. The Company’s portfolio of digital assets, including The Hill and BestReviews, are collectively a Top 10 U.S. digital news and information property. In addition to delivering exceptional content and service to our communities, Nexstar provides premium multiplatform and video-on-demand advertising opportunities at scale for businesses and brands seeking to leverage the strong consumer engagement of our compelling content offering. For more information, please visit Nexstar.tv.
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