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Emp Type:
Bala Cynwyd, PA
Main Duties:
General Responsibilities: Job Purpose: NBC Universal’s Owned Television station in the Philadelphia DMA is looking for a Weather Producer. The qualified candidate will be responsible for working with a team of weather experts and journalists in the creation of daily weather segments and live breaking/severe weather events, producing weather related stories or primetime weather specials all across multiple social and digital platforms.  Conceptualize the weather story of the day with newscast producers, meteorologists, on-air talent, and other key members of the editorial staff  Works with newscast directors, creative, promotion and editorial staff to coordinate production of the weather segments, digital content and continuous weather coverage when warranted  Performs other related duties as assigned
Required Knowledge:
Basic Qualifications:  A minimum three years of experience as weather producer, on-air meteorologist, newscast producer or associate producer/writer for daily newscast  Must be comfortable in the social media spectrum with a strong understanding of Twitter, Facebook, and other forms of social media to help build content and synergies  Track record of producing severe weather events such as tornadoes, hurricanes, sleet/ice, snow and flooding  Bachelor’s degree
Required Experience:
Desired:  Degree in Atmospheric Sciences , Meteorology or Broadcast Journalism  Ability to direct the news crew in a “producer-driven” environment  Ability to communicate effectively and work well with people while under pressure  Familiarity with WSI weather technology is a plus  Knowledge of laws of libel, slander and applicable FCC rules and regulations  Personal initiative and ability to work with minimum supervision  Team player who is flexible  Displays a positive work ethic and can work under tight deadlines  High degree of integrity and professionalism  Up to date on and interested in current news events  Strong Organizational Skills Eligibility Requirements:  External applicants must submit a resume/CV through to be considered  Must be willing to submit to a background investigation  Must be willing to work overnights, weekends, or holidays in a 24/7 news environment  Must be 18 years or greater  Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States  Must accept Solutions as NBCUniversal’s Dispute Resolution program
Special Requirement:
Application Process:
Eligibility Requirements:  Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through  Must be willing to work in Bala Cynwyd, PA  Must be willing to submit to a background investigation  Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States  Must be 18 years or older