Anchor Weather


Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15222




Position Purpose:   Produce weather forecasts using various tools & technologies.  Report in the field  - especially when we have big weather events. Also fill-in on the air, providing consistently accurate information and weather predictions.

Primary Responsibilities:

    Use the station’s weather tools & technologies to develop accurate weather forecasts.
    Track and deliver breaking weather information live during times of weather emergency.
    Interact with other talent from in the field or on-air in a manner that builds the talent team and makes viewers feel confident with that team.
    Keen eye for graphics production that help tell a weather story.
    Deliver forecasts with energy, accuracy, and with consistently error free performance.
    Work closely and cooperatively with news and promotions producers and managers to promote the daily weather story and the station’s overall weather brand.
    Use social media to promote the station’s weather coverage on broadcast 7 streaming, build its weather brand, and drive traffic to the station’s website weather coverage.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
    College degree required; degree in meteorology preferred.
    AMS seal required, although we will consider candidates who are working toward their seal.
    At least 2 years of experience as a weather forecaster at a commercial television station.
    Standout colleague who can execute news managers’ goals for a particular newscast.
    Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and act with appropriate urgency during times of breaking weather news. 
    Proven ability to use data to create a forecast from scratch; we’re not looking for someone who just reads a forecast created by someone else.
    Must be available to work all shifts.


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Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh