National Multimedia Journalist/Weather Reporter
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501-1,000 employees

Weather and digital media company
Company Overview
AccuWeather is dedicated to making living life safer, easier and better.
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Social Media
  • BA or BS from accredited university in journalism, communications and/or meteorology preferred
  • Minimum of 4 years as a field reporter/anchor/mmj
  • Proven ability to enterprise news stories and deliver them in an informative and engaging fashion
  • Extensive live reporting experience demonstrating creativity doing a variety of stories
  • Experience in producing and editing content for digital media and/or network tv
  • Ability to work independently or within a team in challenging situations
  • Demonstrated ability to shoot and edit video at a network level
  • Must be adept at using social media
  • Must have valid driver's license in state of residency
  • Generate news stories based on the weather and assignments that can connect with a national audience
  • Pitch content ideas and their implementation strategies to Field Supervisor and Executive Producer on a regular basis
  • Arrange interviews with individuals, authorities and agencies to gather information for news items
  • Write accurate and informative scripts, prepare and present news reports under deadline pressure
  • Travel, averaging 50% , to the location of weather news stories across the United States
  • Present live and recorded reports on breaking weather news stories, sometimes in challenging situations
  • Exercise strong editorial judgment and adhere to company's standards and practices
  • Demonstrate teamwork by working cooperatively with videographers, producers and other team members
  • Ability to work as a solo multimedia journalist demonstrated knowledge of standard field camera equipment and able to edit using Adobe Premiere software
  • General understanding of video delivery systems (FTP, GOOGLE DRIVE, etc.)
  • Contribute to company's digital and social media platforms on a daily basis
  • Frequently transport camera gear and other equipment weighing 50 pounds or more
  • Other duties as assigned