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NOTICE OF JOB OPENING
DEPARTMENT: News
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 be responsible for working with the News Director to set the direction of North Central Wisconsin's Local Weather Authority.

Responsibilities will include producing and anchoring daily weather broadcasts on our evening newscasts, for weather cut-ins and live coverage during breaking/severe weather. Forecasts will also be produced for multiple platforms, including our 24/7 weather channel, wsaw.com 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. Our meteorologists also report in the field. Knowledge of the Weather Central graphics system will be considered a plus. At least 4 years of experience as a television meteorologist required.

No phone calls please.

QUALIFICATIONS:

4 years experience
Strong On-Air Presence
Knowledge of Weather Central graphics system including Fusion, ESP:Live and Microcast.
Ability to 'win' severe weather coverage on all platforms

DATE JOB AVAILABLE: Immediately
DEADLINE: TFN
Email resume and link to work samples/demo reel to:
Jessica Laszewski at jessica.laszewski@wsaw.com

If necessary, mail to:

Jessica Laszewski, News Director
WSAW-TV
1114 Grand Avenue
Wausau, WI 54403
E.O.E.

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