Weather Producer / Meteorologist
FoxNew York, NY
Full Time Job
FOX Weather is looking for a Weather Producer/Meteorologist to join our team!
FOX Weather is a 24/7 ad-supported streaming service operated by FOX News Media. Launching October 25, 2021, the platform builds upon FOX News Channel's expansive newsgathering units & FOX Television Stations' added resources with a combined 120 meteorologists for a comprehensive suite of weather products featuring local, regional, and national reporting, in addition to live programming. Utilizing multiple radar systems, including an immersive mobile 3D radar, and more than 100,000 HD cameras located around the country, the service offers users an innovative approach to forecasting, including coverage surrounding all weather patterns, from immediate to long-term. FOX Weather is available via foxweather.com, the FOX Weather app on IOS and Android devices, as well as Tubi, Apple TV, Amazon, and Roku, through FOX's Connected TV Apps.
As a Weather Producer/Meteorologist, you will play a key role in driving accurate, informative, and compelling weather coverage across platforms. In close coordination with the linear stream production team and digital content team, you will provide regular meteorological guidance, partner to produce content across platforms, and ensure the FOX Weather audience is continually provided the most accurate, informative, and impactful weather content.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Work closely with the daypart linear stream production team by pitching weather content ideas, producing weather segments, and providing regular meteorological guidance
• Create and update daily weather graphics using IBM Max and Baron Lynx
• Monitor and analyze weather data to create forecasts for all platforms
• Regularly provide updated weather briefings to on-air talent, linear stream, and digital content production teams
• Play critical role during severe weather coverage, providing guidance to all key stakeholders
• Work closely with other daypart Weather Producer/Meteorologists to ensure a consistent look, feel, and process
• Participate in leading training on weather systems and meteorological topics for the FOX Weather team
• Responsible for education and explanation of complex weather topics to production teams
• Troubleshoot issues with graphics platforms
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• 5+ years experience in a broadcast television environment with IBM MAX and Baron Lynx applications
• Deep understanding of weather communication
• Excellent organizational skills, as well as the ability to create a collaborative environment that fosters teamwork
• Enthusiasm for new products and platforms, and the creative energy to ignite great ideas
• Excellent communication skills, a collaborative spirit, and the ability to work under intense deadline pressure
• Experience with talent management
• Able to work a flexible schedule based on the needs of a live production environment