WEATHER HOST (P/T) - KTVF
About Gray Television:
Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households.
We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.
KTVF/KXDF/KFXF are the NBC, CBS and MeTV/MyNetwork affiliated stations serving the interior of Alaska with award-winning local news, great entertainment, and public service to the Fairbanks community. KTVF and KXDF, our news-producing stations, have been the launching point for many journalists and producers who have moved up in the ranks and are now successfully filling key roles in stations throughout the country.
As weather host, you will prepare and present local weather conditions and forecasts for daily newscasts. Seeking standout-breaking hosts who think on their feet, thrive on what’s happening in the moment and embrace a startup culture.
Gather Alaska weather data that is pertinent to the Interior region of the state. Build weather graphics based on gathered information using the WSI program. Be available for live weather segments. Provide important weather information for social media and web when needed. Follow clothing and appearance guidelines. Represent the station at community functions. Weekends and holidays may be required.
Please note - the primary job responsibilities include, but are not limited to the duties listed above
· Knowledgeable about unique weather that can be found in Alaska. Two years of camera experience · Ability to think on your feet and process complicated changing information into a coherent presentation
· Ability to relate local news story relevance to wider audiences
Interested applicants may go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", upload your resume, cover letter and references.
(Current employees that are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro employee portal)
KTVF-TV/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company
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