Disney ABC Television GroupChicago, IL
Full Time Job
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.
*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
*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
*College Degree in Meteorology required
*CBM and/or NWA Seals of Approval preferred
This is an AFTRA-represented position.
No phone calls, please.
About Disney ABC Television Group:
Disney/ABC Television Group (DATG) redefines the future of media and entertainment. Delivering compelling creative, great storytelling, ground-breaking technology, high-impact marketing and innovative distribution, DATG offers multiple opportunities to build a career that supports entertaining and informing the world. A key unit of The Walt Disney Company, one of the world's most admired vertically integrated media enterprises, DATG includes global live action and animation entertainment, news, owned television stations, and radio. If you've got a passion to join our team of talented professionals we want to hear your story.
About The Walt Disney Company:
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney's stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.
This position is with WLS Television, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Disney ABC Television Group.
WLS Television, Inc. 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.