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Intern – Radio Broadcast
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Locations
State College, PA, USA
Experience Level
Intern
Desired Skills
Journalism
Communications
Requirements
  • Studying Broadcasting and/or Broadcast Journalism
  • Knowledge of the Radio Broadcast Industry
  • Demonstrated conversational, authoritative, and interesting voices and deliveries
  • Strong communication skills to speak with AccuWeather meteorologist, journalists and other broadcasters
  • Ability to creatively word factual information to fulfill clients' needs
  • Demonstrated problem-solver: Able to collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to work mathematical concepts specific to broadcasting, such as time calculations and "backtiming" are essential
  • Able to prioritize job tasks in a coherent and logical manner
  • Ability to interpret clients' concerns and formulate appropriate responses, based on all factors
  • Computer use is required
  • Ability to create and post weather updates on social media - Twitter, Facebook, Instagram
  • Must be available to be on-call during one full workweek and one weekend, at least once a month (on a rotating schedule) to cover shifts with the radio team if unable to find a replacement. On-call involves round-the-clock coverage
Responsibilities
  • Delivery of weather forecasts to radio stations and television stations/cable systems
  • Creation of different versions of forecasts using "ad lib" techniques and individual creativity to match vocal delivery and style to each particular client's needs
  • Editing of forecasts to ensure proper factual information, keeping with the clients' needs
  • Social Media Posts for radio stations, posting the daily forecast and updating posts during severe weather events
  • Maintaining databases of pre-determined client schedules in order to keep on-schedule for delivery of forecasts and non-weather content
  • Being responsive to clients' problems in order to resolve issues and deliver quality products
  • Delivery of non-weather content such as Soap Opera Updates to Audio Clients
  • Manipulation of content provided by News Writers and outside vendors for use by individual clients
  • Assumption of some supervisory responsibilities when the manager is absent
  • Other duties as assigned
AccuWeather

501-1,000 employees

Weather and digital media company
Company Overview
AccuWeather is dedicated to making living life safer, easier and better.