October 21, 2010

Freelance Meteorologist job @ Long Island TV news station

News 12 Networks is the country's first, largest, and most watched 24-hour local television news network. The Network is made up of 7 individual local news channels serving the areas of Long Island, New Jersey, Southwestern Connecticut, Westchester County, Hudson Valley, the Bronx, and Brooklyn. News 12 Networks, owned and operated by Cablevision Systems Corporation, is a cable exclusive service, reaching approximately 3.8 million households in the New York market.

News 12 Traffic & Weather is looking for the right person to be a primary presenter of weather information and other content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging, and meaningful to news consumers. A passion for communicating weather information through graphics, verbally, and in writing is desired. Proficiency in weather analysis and forecasting is expected. Ensure all content meet News 12 Network standards for journalistic integrity and production quality. Assist in coordinating weather programming on multiple platforms. Maintain deep level of familiarity with the state and region. Respond to breaking weather news as required.

The ideal candidate will preferably have a minimum of at least four years of operational forecasting experience; experience with TV weather graphics/animations and weather graphics systems experience, as well as have a Meteorology/Atmospheric Science degree or equivalent experience preferred. Exceptional weather judgment. Excellent news writing ability for all platforms, as well as proficiency in newsgathering equipment and computers essential. Developed anchoring or other specialized skills to enhance newsroom operation and flexibility to work any assigned shift desired. Cablevision is an equal opportunity employer and drug-free workplace.

To apply for this position:
Visit our career website at www.cablevision.jobs
Click on “Search All Jobs”
Click on “Search Openings”
Select "News 12 Traffic & Weather" in Cablevision Division
Create a profile, upload your resume and apply for this position.
Demo is required.
Online demos are preferred.

If you have a DVD demo, please forward it to:
News 12 Human Resources
One Media Crossways
Woodbury, NY 11797

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