Spectrum Networks is looking forenthusiastic, talented and driven individuals to join the best and brightest in gathering, producing and delivering stories that make a difference within our community! Our commitment is to engage viewers with relevant, character-driven stories that are important to the local communities we serve.
Who we are: Spectrum Networks is a series of 30 + local news and regional sports networks owned and operated by Charter Communications, Inc. Spectrum Networks seeks to provide the most essential local news and information, cultivating relevant and thoughtful conversations that foster informed and engaged communities.
The Environment: Spectrum News operates in a 24-hour news cycle which can require employees to be flexible and available to work various shifts, including early morning, late evenings, weekends and holidays.
Being on our team means ... You're ready to inspire and be inspired! You're passionate, creative and highly technical, driven to tell amazing stories that mean something to our communities. You're fiercely accurate, with a desire to leverage your knowledge, skills and abilities to share news stories across multiple platforms. You're nimble, having the ability to pivot in an ever-changing workflow. You are a team player with a positive attitude and strong interpersonal skills.
What we're looking for: A hardworking Meteorologist who is responsible for anchoring forecasts and daily weather segments. Our Meteorologists must have the ability utilize computer graphic systems and explain data from live radar. You will be able to produce reports for partner newspapers and radio stations. Our meteorologists must know how to stay calm while covering live and severe weather in high pressure situations.
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Knowledge of synoptic meteorology, tropical, and radar meteorology
Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate within Spectrum Networks
Ability to work effectively within a team environment and interact with all personnel within the organization
Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills in English
Attention to detail
Ability to work rapidly and accurately
Ability to anticipate situations, meet strict deadlines, organize and manage multiple priorities
Demonstrated enthusiasm in dealing with breaking weather news and high-stress situations
Demonstrated on-camera skills
Ability to work under time pressure deadlines
Education & Experience:
Required Bachelor's degree Meteorology
Required Experience forecasting and presenting weathercasts - 2+ years
Preferred Working knowledge of TV weather graphics systems required. Working knowledge of: general office computer software, newsroom software and basic non-linear editing systems
Preferred National Weather Association (NWA) and/or the AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) seal
Works inside a climate-controlled environment throughout the year, however, will be assigned to field duties as necessary
Works in an open newsroom setting with a semi-noisy environment
Communicates in person, by phone and by email
Ability to work different shifts or longer shifts due to "breaking news" and severe weather emergencies. Willing and able to work weekends and holidays
Materials and equipment used: various studio, weather forecasting and newsgathering television equipment, computers and computer-related equipment
May be required to lift up to 5 pounds
Our Culture: Every employee is an influencer and culture keeper. We expect respectful communication (despite pressure), openness to feedback, an eagerness to learn, and an overall positive attitude!
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Here, employees don't just have jobs, they build careers. That's why we believe in offering a comprehensive pay and benefits package that rewards employees for their contributions to our success, supports all aspects of their well-being, and delivers real value at every stage of life.
The pay for this position has a salary range of $145,000.00 to $170,000.00. The actual salary offer will carefully consider a wide range of factors, including your skills, qualifications, experience and location. Also, certain positions are eligible for additional forms of compensation such as bonuses.
Spectrum's Product and Services are powered and innovated by Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR), the leading broadband communications company and the second-largest cable operator in the United States. Our company provides a full range of advanced broadband services, including Spectrum TV™ video entertainment programming, Spectrum Internet™ access, and Spectrum Voice™. ...