October 21, 2010

Part-time Weekend Morning 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 Long Island is looking for the right person to present hyperlocal weather information on-camera and to coordinate weather programming on multiple platforms (web, infobar, interactive cable channel 612, mobile, etc.) in a manner that is clear, engaging, and meaningful to news consumers. All content must meet News 12 Network standards for journalistic integrity and production quality. Respond to breaking weather news as required.

This part-time position will work Saturday and Sunday in our Woodbury offices of News 12 Long Island.

The ideal candidate should have the following:
• Possess strong on-camera presence and demeanor required to present weather information with a distinctive style that will attract and retain viewers.
• At least four years of operational forecasting experience.
• A strong working knowledge of all WSI computer applications and experience with TV weather graphics/animations and weather graphics systems experience is required.
• Proven skills for communicating weather information verbally, in writing, and using graphics is required.
• Proficiency in weather analysis and forecasting is expected.
• Exceptional weather judgment and excellent news writing ability for all platforms is essential.
• A Meteorology/Atmospheric Science degree or equivalent experience is preferred.
• A deep level of familiarity with the NYC DMA region is a plus.
• Flexibility to work any assigned shift, including nights, early mornings, weekends and holidays, is required.
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 Networks" 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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