Morning/Midday Meteorologist

Location North Platte, NE
Type Full time
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Apply by April 1, 2022
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Posted on January 5, 2022


KNOP-TV, the NBC affiliate in North Platte, NE, is looking for a meteorologist for our dominant morning and midday 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.

General Responsibilities:
• Produce and Present weather information on-air in morning and mid-day newscasts for both the North Platte and Scottsbluff markets.
• Provide comprehensive weather coverage during severe weather events
• Produce content for the station’s apps, web page and social media outlets
• Participate in station community service projects as needed

• A degree in meteorology, climatology or atmospheric science is preferred
• Must have skills in the operation of computerized weather presentation systems, especially WSI
• AMS and/or NWA Certified a plus
• Candidates must be professional, personable, and confident.

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.

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
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.

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Attn: Human Resources
840 N 40th St Lincoln NE 68503

KOLN/KGIN TV/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company requiring pre- employment drug and background testing. KOLN/KGIN/Gray Television participates in E- Verify. EOE Gray Television Group, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical handicap or marital status. Discriminatory employment practices are specifically prohibited by the Federal Communications Commission. If you believe your Equal Employment Rights have been violated, you may contact the FCC in Washington, D.C. 20054, or other appropriate state or local agencies.