KNOP Weekday Evening Meteorologist

Employer Gray Television Group
Location North Platte, NE
Type Full time
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Apply by December 31, 2021
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Posted on October 20, 2021


KNOP-TV, the NBC affiliate in North Platte, NE, is looking for an experienced meteorologist for our dominant evening newscasts. We’re looking for someone who knows how to connect with our viewers in fresh, new ways. This includes producing and anchoring weathercasts, severe weather coverage, webcasts, working in a multi-platform environment and contributing daily to our digital platforms. The successful candidate should embrace weather and know how to use creative graphics to tell weather stories in every weathercast. The person we hire must be an ambassador for the station by making personal appearances at community events.

Job Duties:
• Produce and Present weather information on-air in evening newscasts
• Provide comprehensive weather coverage during severe weather events
• Produce content for the station’s web page and social media outlets

• A consistent track record of meeting deadlines
• Familiar with producing and video editing
• Effective live on-air communicator
• A four-year degree in journalism or related field, or equivalent professional experience
• Familiarity with ENPS, Avid, TVU, ARC Publishing, Sony ENG, Social Media a plus

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Application Deadline – December 31, 2021.

KNOP-TV has some of the highest news ratings of any station in the country, and a proud tradition of journalism that goes back more than 60 years. It is a powerful local voice, highlighting the strong community spirit in the region, and serving as an advocate and voice for those who need to be heard. The newscast production plays well above the market size with automation, robotic cameras, and cutting-edge graphics, in support of an award-winning staff.

North Platte, Nebraska, is placed perfectly between Denver and Omaha. A rich history with covered wagons and Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Shows, tourists make this a destination to experience a step back into those western days and to have leisurely getaways to the white sand beaches of Lake McConaughy or experience local hiking and biking trails.

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As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.