Incredible opportunity to join the market’s #1 rated news team and a weather team with decades of combined experience. WSBT is looking for a week day evening meteorologist. This is your chance to forecast weather in the Midwest and the challenges and opportunities in embracing the impact lake effect has on all types of weather throughout the seasons. Weather is a top priority at WSBT with a staff of 6 meteorologists. This is a chance for the right candidate to have an impact while also learning from an experienced team. WSBT has the latest weather equipment, including 3D weather, plus an extensive live weather camera network.

The main day to day responsibilities of the role will include…

Forecasting, Producing and Presenting clear and concise weather casts, which tell a story and connect with viewers
Issue warnings and alerts, produce graphics and maps, and report live during weather events
Utilize social media during severe weather, as well as write weather stories
Make public appearances on behalf of the station
Work with producers to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situations
What skills do you need to be successful in our role?

In Depth Knowledge of forecasting
Ability to multitask while meeting deadlines
Bachelor’s degree in Meteorology, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience preferred
While applying online, please include a link to your online demo reel.

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

About WSBT/Sinclair Broadcast Group

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is a diversified media company and a leading provider of local sports and news. The Company owns and/or operates 21 regional sports network brands; owns, operates and/or provides services to 185 television stations in 86 markets; owns multiple national networks including Tennis Channel and Stadium; and has TV stations affiliated with all the major broadcast networks. Sinclair’s content is delivered via multiple platforms, including over-the-air, multi-channel video program distributors, and digital and streaming platforms NewsON and STIRR.