OverviewPelmorex Media On Camera Meteorologist Part Time in Oakville, ON
Branch Oakville ON CA
On Camera Meteorologist
Must possess excellent editorial judgment and be able to write news copy. Nature is full of surprises, but your future doesn’t have to be….
Nature is full of surprises, but your future doesn’t have to be. Forecast a fulfilling career with us!
What are we about? We’re the #1 weather company in Canada. We’re about providing current, accurate and detailed weather information. Our website is in the top 5 news sites in Canada and our weather app is the most popular weather app in Canada! Why join us? Our founder, Pierre Morrissette, has built a culture where you feel like you’re a part of an extended family. People are friendly. People are accessible. People truly care about each other. Together we’re focused on the future and becoming the international leaders in weather information. Perks: Just a few reasons to join our amazing team include competitive salary and benefits, a casual work environment and summer hours. We offer endless tea and fresh coffee, a busy social calendar of events and proximity to great amenities. We have plenty of free parking and are a few-minutes’ walk to the nearest bus stop. Who we’re looking for: We need people with ideas; people who challenge the status quo and think outside the box. We need enthusiastic people and collaborators. We’re looking for smart, forward-thinking problem solvers. Most of all, we’re looking for people who are passionate about what they do and about the weather. Does this sound like you? To find out, you’ll need to apply!
On Camera Meteorologist Job Type: Full-Time and Part-Time Opportunities
Location: Oakville, ON The On Camera Meteorologist will be responsible for the factual and professional presentation of weather content throughout all of The Weather Network mediums with the main focus on U.S. weather forecasts.
The Job: A day in the life of an On Camera Meteorologist:
Present live or “live-to-tape” a variety of weather and weather news segments across our different media platforms (TV broadcast, web and mobile products etc.) for a U.S. audience as well as other markets.
Attend detailed weather briefings and update information throughout shift.
Field Reporting and Production: generating story ideas, booking expert interviews and producing packaged reports for broadcast and digital platforms.
Be quick to respond to breaking news situations, delivering forecasts and breaking news coverage on our platforms and emerging live video platforms like Periscope on social media.
Have a good operational understanding of our weather presentation system, Baron.
Engage with social media on a regular basis connecting with consumers.
Present a professional image in all presentations
Promotional work may be required
Participate in regular air checks, team meetings and Quality Assurance sessions when scheduled
Prolonged hours during active weather may be required
May be required to work on special projects including feature production and autopromos
University degree in Meteorology
Minimum 2 years of experience on-air
Minimum one year live broadcast experience preferred
Minimum 2 years of experience field producing, editing and/ or writing
Must possess excellent adlib and communication skills
Must possess excellent editorial judgment and be able to write news copy
Knowledge of North American geography essential
Knowledge of worldwide geography is preferred
Knowledge of meteorology is preferred
What makes you stand out?
Flexible (shift work may be required)
What’s next? Send your resume to [email protected] Please quote “On Camera Meteorologist” in the subject line. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. As a condition of employment, this position is subject to the successful completion of pre-employment reference checks. Pelmorex Media Inc. is committed to equity in the workplace.
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Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Oakville, ON, CA
Posted on: 2015-08-18