New York, NY, US, 10019

New York


CBS New York is seeking a dynamic, passionate, and experienced meteorologist to join our First Alert Weather team.  This high-profile role requires a skilled storyteller who presents an authoritative, engaging forecast that is clear and relatable.
This role demands a meteorologist who thrives on severe weather coverage, both in studio and reporting live in extreme conditions.
In addition to forecasting for CBS New York on weekdays, this meteorologist will occasionally be called upon to provide weather coverage for CBS network programs, including the CBS Evening News.


•    Create local forecasts in alignment with the First Alert brand for CBS New York for all platforms.
•    Contribute to First Alert Weather team coverage, both in studio and in the field whenever conditions require.
•    Drive ideas/help conceptualize weather presentations using state of the art AR technology.
•    Report on the impact of climate change across the tri-state area.
•    Occasionally fill-in on weather coverage for CBS Network Programs, as needed.
•    Work closely with news management, newscast producers, anchors and the digital team to execute CBS News and Stations’ weather strategy.


•    Must have 10+ years of experience.
•    Proficient in weather graphics production
•    B.S. degree in Meteorology or Earth Sciences
•    Must demonstrate expertise communicating weather information with audiences on social media.
•    This role is a union-covered role.
•    AMS Seal required 
Ability to live field report and write packages 
Experience with severe weather coverage 


Preferred skills:
•    AMS and NWS seals are strongly preferred. Must be willing to earn these certifications
•    Experience with WSI
•    Awareness and a passion for the latest graphical tools to tell the story of weather, including AR/VR knowledge.  
•    Experience reporting on climate change
•    Knowledge of the tri-state area is strongly preferred


CBS News and Stations, brings together the power of CBS News, 28 owned television stations in 17 major U.S. markets, the CBS News Streaming Network, CBS News Streaming local platforms, local websites and, under one umbrella. CBS News and Stations is home to the nation’s #1 news program 60 MINUTES, the CBS News Streaming Network, the first 24/7 digital streaming news network, the award-winning broadcasts CBS MORNINGS, CBS SATURDAY MORNING, the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O’DONNELL, CBS SUNDAY MORNING, CBS WEEKEND EVENING NEWS, 48 HOURS and FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN. CBS News and Stations provides news and information for the CBS Television Network,, CBS News Radio and podcasts, Paramount +, all digital platforms, and the CBS News Streaming Network, the premier 24/7 anchored streaming news service that is available free to everyone with access to the internet. The CBS News Streaming Network is the destination for breaking news, live events, original reporting and storytelling, and programs from CBS News and Stations’ top anchors and correspondents working locally, nationally and around the globe. CBS News’ streaming services, across national and local, amassed more than 1.01 billion streams in 2021. Launched in November 2014 as CBSN, the CBS News Streaming Network is available on 30 digital platforms and apps, as well as and Paramount+. The service is available live in 91 countries. CBS News and Stations is dedicated to providing the highest quality journalism under standards it pioneered and continues to set in today’s digital age. CBS News earns more prestigious journalism awards than any other broadcast news division.  


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Hiring Salary Range: $150,000.00 - 185,000.00. 


The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education.  The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable,  as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement.


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Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City