9&10 News – Meteorologist – Weather Producer

At 9&10 News of Northern Michigan you will find a thriving, robust and exciting company with a world class facility and location in beautiful Northern Michigan. We offer competitive pay, first class benefits and opportunities to learn and grow alongside accomplished leaders in the industry.

The Company: Heritage Broadcasting’s roots began on air in 1954 and have been growing and evolving ever since!  We are proud to be the News Leader in Northern Michigan!  Today, we are home to news, weather, sports, and entertainment content on 9&10 News, Local 32, and CW 32 as well as ME TV, Lake Effect Digital, MyNorth Media, ION, and Mane Content.

 

The Position: As a Meteorologist, you will be responsible for the content of the weather cast on-air and on our digital platforms. You will produce graphics, maps and report live during weather events. You must be able to utilize social media, especially during severe weather, as well as write weather/science stories.

 

The Benefits:

  • 100% Company Paid Employee Medical and Dental Insurance
  • Dependent Medical and Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401K with a Company Match
  • 17 Days PTO
  • Unlimited Sick Time
  • Quarterly Profit Sharing Bonus
  • Clothing & Grooming Allowances
  • Relocation Allowance

 

The Culture

  • Innovative: Our industry changes every day. Fresh ideas are welcomed and encouraged!
  • Motivating & Engaging: Regardless of position or job title, you will find our team members are proud of their contributions, individual and team accomplishments, and they love to celebrate them!
  • Collaborative: No one person or department is able to do it all. We rely on our strengths and weaknesses to complement one another to create an unbeatable team.
  • Inclusive: We know to get all kinds of ideas, we need all kinds of people!

Responsibilities:

  • Forecasting, producing and presenting clear and concise weather casts telling a story that connects with viewers
  • Developing content and graphics for on-air, web and social media
  • Participate in promotional activities including public appearances
  • Working with the Weather team and News Producers to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situations
  • Assist in writing, editing, researching and coordinating weather programming and other content
  • Ensures that weather content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Meteorology, Atmospheric Science; or Broadcast Journalism/Communications with minor in Meteorology
  • Strong understanding of the field of meteorology and a proven track record of forecasting
  • Must have excellent writing, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Flexible to work different shifts to fill-In during the week
  • Must work well in a team environment
  • Experience with WSI Equipment
  • MAX Reality Experience is a Plus!

 

This is an entry level position – previous on-air experience presenting weather is preferred but new graduates are welcome!

 

The Location: Heritage Broadcasting is based in beautiful Northern Michigan. This position will be based out of our Cadillac office.  This is a great place to live, work and play!  With rich forests, trails for miles, sand dunes, and an abundance of shoreline, it’s easy to see why we love it so much!  Northern Michigan truly offers something for everyone with our beautiful four seasons and opportunity for year round outdoor adventures!

 

Are you ready? Are you excited?

 Please send cover letter & resume to HR@9and10news.com

Heritage Broadcasting is an EEO Employer.

 

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