CBS Corporation Meteorologist/Weather Anchor - UNION in Studio City, California

Meteorologist/Weather Anchor - UNION

REF#: 31922

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Studio City, CA

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:

KCBS2/KCAL9, the nation’s largest duopoly, is seeking a Meteorologist/Weather Anchor to join our award-winning weather team. To be considered you must provide examples of on-air presentation during severe weather (both in studio and in the field) and have the ability to showcase the functionality of weather graphics to enhance storytelling. Behind the scenes it is essential in this position to work closely with news management, newscast producers and the CBS/KCAL digital team. You must also be willing to drive and utilize our Mobile Weather Lab vehicle and perform weathercasts or weather reporting on site from community functions or severe weather location. Also, this candidate must be prepared to give regular online weather updates/forecasts for all CBS/KCAL digital platforms.

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • WSI weather system knowledge and ability to utilize all functions on-air

  • Demonstrate an ability to connect with the audience on digital and social platforms on a consistent basis

  • Ability to shoot video and report utilizing Prosumer camera

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • Minimum of three years on-air weather forecasting experience

  • Minimum of five years weather casting or weather producing experience

  • Maintain a steadfast commitment to forecasting accuracy and a consistent ability to utilize on-air all of the technical functionality of our weather systems

Educational requirements:

  • College degree preferred

  • Meteorology degree preferred along with applicable certifications.

Referral Instructions:

All qualified candidates must apply to the CBS Television Stations online Applicant Tracking System: www.cbsandyou.com (internal applicants) and www.cbscareers.com (external applicants)

This is the only method in which applications will be accepted for open positions.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Only qualified candidates considered for this position will be contacted for an interview. We regret that we cannot accept phone calls or respond to individual inquiries.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled