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Job Description

ABC 7 Chicago is looking for a dynamic meteorologist to join our ABC 7 Weather Team. You are right for this job if you win breaking weather, know the science behind the forecast, have mastered the technology, and deliver your presentation in an engaging and compelling manner.

Employment Type

Full Time

Job Posting - Business

Media Networks

Additional Information

This is an AFTRA-represented position.

No phone calls, please.

Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Reporting Location - Chicago, IL

Primary Job Posting Category

Broadcast

Basic Qualifications

* Dynamic and conversational presentation skills
* Knowledge of The Weather Company graphics systems and ability to build a show independently
* 5 years or more experience as an on-air meteorologist
* Ability to work a flexible schedule

Job Posting - Primary Brand

Disney ABC Television Group

Required Education

* College Degree in Meteorology required
* CBM and/or NWA Seals of Approval preferred

Primary Location-Postal Code

60601-3302

Responsibilities

* Preparing and executing compelling, energetic and informative weather reports for on-air newscasts and other station platforms
* Update forecast/conditions and interact with viewers via social media
* Keep newsroom producers and managers up-to-date on breaking weather conditions
* Provide extensive coverage during severe/extreme weather events
* Ability to work as a team with other meteorologists and newsroom personnel
* Ability to report live on weather events
* Connect and give back to the community through public appearances and other community work

Job Description

ABC 7 Chicago is looking for a dynamic meteorologist to join our ABC 7 Weather Team. You are right for this job if you win breaking weather, know the science behind the forecast, have mastered the technology, and deliver your presentation in an engaging and compelling manner.

Employment Type

Full Time

Additional Information

This is an AFTRA-represented position.

No phone calls, please.

Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Reporting Location - Chicago, IL

Basic Qualifications

* Dynamic and conversational presentation skills
* Knowledge of The Weather Company graphics systems and ability to build a show independently
* 5 years or more experience as an on-air meteorologist
* Ability to work a flexible schedule

Required Education

* College Degree in Meteorology required
* CBM and/or NWA Seals of Approval preferred

Responsibilities

* Preparing and executing compelling, energetic and informative weather reports for on-air newscasts and other station platforms
* Update forecast/conditions and interact with viewers via social media
* Keep newsroom producers and managers up-to-date on breaking weather conditions
* Provide extensive coverage during severe/extreme weather events
* Ability to work as a team with other meteorologists and newsroom personnel
* Ability to report live on weather events
* Connect and give back to the community through public appearances and other community work

About Disney

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries, is a diversified worldwide entertainment company. The Company operates in five segments: Media Networks, Parks and Resorts, Studio Entertainment, Consumer Products and Interactive Media. On September 15, 2009, the Company and the Hearst Corporation (Hearst) both contributed their 50% interests in Lifetime Entertainment Services LLC (Lifetime) to A&E Television Networks, LLC (AETN) in exchange for an interest in AETN. In December 2008, the Company acquired an additional 26% interest in Jetix Europe N.V. In December 2009, the Company announced that it has completed its acquisition of Marvel Entertainment Inc., a character franchise company. In July 2010, the Company acquired Tapulous, Inc., a developer of music games for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch. Through a merger agreement, Tapulous became a wholly owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company reporting into Disney Interactive Media Group.

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