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Disney ABC Television Group Meteorologist in Chicago, Illinois

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.

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

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

Additional Information :

This is an AFTRA-represented position.

No phone calls, please.

Job ID: 509830BR

Location: Chicago,Illinois

Job Posting Company: Media Networks

ABC Cable Networks Group is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.