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Jobs at NewsChannel 7


DATE OPEN: Immediately
POSITION: Chief Meteorologist

WSAW-TV, Gray Television’s CBS Affiliate in Wausau, Wisconsin, is seeking a Chief Meteorologist for a full-time, on-air position. This is our first Chief opening in 17 years. The successful candidate will have the drive and talent to be number one. You will work with the News Director to set the direction of North Central Wisconsin's Local Weather Authority.

Responsibilities include producing and anchoring daily weather broadcasts on our evening newscasts, for weather cut-ins and live coverage during breaking/severe weather. Forecasts and related content will also be produced for multiple platforms, including our 24/7 weather channel, and our social media sites.

The ideal candidate must be able to present a dynamic, compelling, easy to understand weathercast, and will embrace online/social tools for expanding weather coverage. Must be able to cover severe weather with urgency and accuracy on all platforms. Strong leadership and teamwork is a must. Our meteorologists also report in the field. Knowledge of the WSI or Weather Central graphics system will be considered a plus. At least 4 years of experience as a television meteorologist required.

No phone calls please.


-Ability to 'win' severe weather coverage on all platforms
-Strong on-air presence, smooth delivery
-4 years experience
-Knowledge of WSI or Weather Central graphics system
-Valid driver’s license with a good driving record


DEADLINE: August 15, 2014

Email resume and link to work samples/demo reel to:

Jessica Laszewski at

If necessary, mail to:
Jessica Laszewski, News Director
1114 Grand Avenue
Wausau, WI 54403


Pre-employment and random drug testing are a condition of employment.

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