I’ve always wanted to be meteorite!
Weekend Evening Meteorologist – KSHB
Do you want to provide weather forecasts for a Super Bowl winning football team? Helping hundreds of thousands of fans plan their tailgate parties this fall!
KSHB, the Scripps NBC Station in Kansas City, and new media partner of the Kansas City Chiefs is seeking an aggressive and experienced Meteorologist for our weekend evening newscasts. In addition you will be the face of our heavily equipped (including radar) “Storm Tracker” vehicle chasing down severe weather and providing live reports from the field.
We seek someone who is a social media rock star and understands the power of proving content to all platforms that not only informs but will engage our viewers. We want someone ready to invest and grow with a station that has a lot of momentum in the market and can help take our weather coverage to new levels.
Prepare and deliver daily weathercasts utilizing all available weather data and graphics computers.
Prepare and deliver urgent weather updates interrupting regular programming as necessary.
Prepare and deliver all weathercast materials over a variety of mediums, including, but not limited to: TV, Radio, Internet, Newspaper.
Receives assignment or evaluates news leads and news tips to develop story ideas.
At least 3-years of TV Meteorologist experience.
Computer literacy required, including weather and newsroom computer systems.
Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment.
Knowledge of Final Cut Pro editing systems, or similar editing equipment.
Strong broadcast and AP style writing skills.
Suzi’s Cover Letter:
Dear Sky Watchers,
My friends have always told me that I should do TV, and that weather stuff would be perfect for me. My favorite movie has always been To Die For. I wanted to be Nicole Kidman so bad and do the weather like her. She looked so good and had the best outfits!
I’ve been practicing for years in front of a mirror and pretending to point at stuff that really isn’t there, so my game is strong. In the third grade, I won Best Drawing during Tornado Safety Week. And our local TV weather dude was a judge and said I was so cute. Destiny, I believe it is!
My philosophy with the weather is to always say it will be partly cloudy. Because if the sun shines, bonus! And if it’s kinda cloudy, then I was right!
Warm Hearts and Warm Fronts,
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I'm just your average girl who wants a kick-ass life and... love! If I could be a superhero, that would be AWESOME! I'm currently a "phone actress" looking for a really cool career. Don't get me wrong-- I love giving a hand to dudes who need someone to chat with. Everybody needs somebody! But, my parents keep telling me I need a respectable job. Sigh.