TDS

Meteorologist

Job Locations US-OR-Bend
ID
2022-19763
Company
TDS Broadcasting

Overview

The Meteorologist presents weather information in a relevant and conversational manner for the viewers in Central Oregon, on-air and online. This position utilizes scientific background and tools to deliver daily weather forecasts.  The individual will report the weather live from a variety of locations including in studio and the field.  They will be responsible for keeping weather information current and accessible to viewers, which includes forecasts, warnings, severe weather alerts, and generating graphics and maps using weather system tools across all platforms.

 

Relocation assistance may be available for this position!

 

Zolo Media provides targeted advertising solutions through a combination of local originated content, local broadcast television stations, and on BendBroadband and Crestview cable television networks. Zolo Creative Services offers award-winning video production for television spot production. Visit zolomedia.com or centraloregondaily.com.

 

Zolo Broadcasting LLC and Zolo Media are part of TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS Telecom), which is based in Madison, Wis. Combined, the companies employ more than 3,000 people and are subsidiaries of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. [NYSE: TDS], a Fortune 1000® company. Founded in 1969, Telephone and Data Systems provides wireless, broadband, video, and voice as well as hosted and managed services to approximately 6 million connections nationwide through its businesses, UScellular, TDS Telecom, and OneNeck IT Solutions. Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. has been named to several Forbes lists, including America's Best Employers for Diversity, Best Large Employers, and Best Employers for Women. Visit tdsinc.com.

Responsibilities

Utilizes scientific background and tools to deliver weather forecasts from the studio, in the field, or at community events.

 

Maintains website to keep weather information relevant and current.  Publish forecasts, warnings, weather alters, and generate graphics and maps using weather system tools.

 

Work with producers, assignment desk and managers to track current weather and ensure newsroom staff is aware of major weather events.

 

 

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) -OR- 4+ years professional work experience.
  • 1+ years professional meteorology experience

Other Qualifications

  • On-air experience preferred.
  • Certified Broadcast Meteorologist from the American Meteorology Society preferred.
  • Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to cover severe weather events.

Relocation assistance may be available for this position!

 

Benefits 

As a part of your total compensation, TDS provides a comprehensive, competitive benefit package. This benefit plan addresses both the immediate and long-term needs that you and your family may have. For an overview of what we have to offer for full-time employees including vacation, health benefits, and retirement options, please click here. 

 

At TDS, we embrace Equal Employment Opportunity by valuing our differences and consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by law. To learn about our diversity & inclusion philosophy and culture, click here!

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