CBS Corporation Weather Anchor/Reporter in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Weather Anchor/Reporter

REF#: 30701

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Minneapolis, MN

ABOUT US:

CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).

DESCRIPTION:

  • Analyze, produce and deliver lifestyle-driven weather forecasts on television, online, radio and other methods of distribution

  • Utilize all computer software systems to clearly outline viewer-focused segments

  • Deliver clear, accurate and timely weather information to the public

  • Keep all platforms current executing social strategies with a Digital First mindset

  • Live field reporting tracking weather, features or news, as assigned

  • Originate, research, investigate, write, narrate, produce and present stories for newscasts

  • Collaborate effectively with colleagues in news, weather, promotion, production and engineering

  • Develop and deliver ideas for stories that can lead newscasts; exhibit enterprise in pursuit and production of news reports

  • Meet all production deadlines

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • College degree with focus in meteorology and journalism

Preferred:

  • Excellent communication skills, results orientation, innovation and collaboration with colleagues on the air and behind the scenes

  • At least 3 years’ experience in a medium to large market

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled