Weather Producer

The Weather Company is accepting applications for a Weather Producer.

 

Date posted

Apr. 3, 2018 12:00 am

Application deadline

May 3, 2018 12:00 am

Organization

The Weather Company

Location

  • United States

Job description

Weather Producer

Date: Mar 29, 2018

Location: Atlanta, GA, US 

Working at The Weather Channel television network 

We are The Weather Company, and our name speaks for itself. We are a company focused entirely on the weather,and we’re proud to say we reach two-thirds of all U.S. adults through a media portfolio that includes The Weather Channel, weather.com and our mobile applications –Weather Services International, and Weather Underground.
 
Our goal is to provide the world’s best weather, powered by the best possible data. Of course, we can’t actually control the weather, but the information we gather from the largest collection of worldwide forecast data, our state-of-the-art forecast technologies, and the industry’s best forecast modeling allows us to accurately predict the weather for people all over the country—and the world. The Weather Channel is the most widely distributed cable network and the most trusted news network in America. On the digital side, our online properties reach 60 million unique Web consumers each month, 32 million of those via weather.com and our mobile apps. In fact, TWC is the 2nd most popular app for iPads, and the 7th most downloaded app on iPhones.
 
We are recognized as the world’s leading meteorological information resource for businesses across the aviation, energy, insurance and utility industries. These statistics say a lot about the quality of our reporting, research, the accuracy of our data, and the talent within our Company.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conceive of and create new weather and science-based stories for the assigned program or day part
  • Stay aware of current meteorological pattern and contribute stories to the weather-content editorial process
  • Drive the inclusion and prioritization of weather stories in the assigned program or day part, creates graphics, and /or commissions the creation and/or acquisition of supporting visual content.
  • Mine all available resources, including social media, for possible weather story ideas & content
  • Coordinate with show producers and fellow weather producers to assure continuity in weather storytelling
  • Prepare content using multiple graphic platforms including TruVu Max, Google Earth, Vizrt, and Gibson Ridge
  • Produce weather blocks that are well-organized, well prepared and targets a television audience
  • Maintain proficiency with software changes to TruVu Max and other graphics systems. Ensure that TWC is first-to-air visually and verbally with all breaking weather information
  • Support coverage of significant weather events, including working extra hours and days outside of normally scheduled shifts

Education, Experience, Certification Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in meteorology, atmospheric science, design, or a related field
  • 3 years of meteorological experience to include 3 years of television or graphics building experience
  • 1 year experience using TruVu Max weather systems 

For more details

https://careers.weathergroup.com/job/Atlanta-Weather-Producer-GA-30301/467685000/