Weather Anchor/Reporter - NBC4 Washington

4001 Nebraska Ave NW
Washington, DC 20016
United States


Job Description

Weather Anchor/Reporter

Responsibilities: The Weather Anchor/Reporter is responsible for researching, gathering and presenting weather information and general news stories for presentation on newscasts.

Produce weather material in a fair, accurate and balanced manner

Present weather information for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging, and meaningful

Tell the day’s weather stories in a way that connects with and captivates viewers

Develop and pitch story ideas

Significant daily contribution to digital weather, including writing a forecast discussion and managing social media updates, forecasts and severe weather alerts

Deliver Storm Team 4 taped and live weather segments for audio/video partners

Cover, write, produce and report live from the field on stories related to weather, the environment and climate change

Help define weather impact everyday beyond just the forecast

Issue weather warnings and alerts

Record and deliver promotional announcements when assigned and make promotion appearances as required

Participate in community events including school talks


Minimum 5 years of experience producing/reporting weather

Minimum 3 years of experience on-air

Bachelor’s degree in Meteorology, Atmospheric Science or related discipline

Must have working knowledge of computer graphics system such as MAX, MAX Reality and experience using forecasting tools including Doppler Radar and Satellite maps

Must be willing to work in Washington, D.C.

Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

Must be 18 years or older

Must have ability to work any of a 24x7 shift

Must have ability to work flexible hours when needed

Must have a valid driver’s license

Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV on to be considered

Desired Characteristics:

Strong live reporting skills

Able to handle working under the pressure of intense deadlines

Must be able to ad-lib effortlessly in various types of situations, particularly breaking news

Membership in the American Meteorological Society

Spanish language skills a plus

Up to date on and interested in current news events

Ability to communicate effectively and work well with people while under pressure

Knowledge of laws of libel, slander and applicable FCC rules and regulations

Upbeat personality and quick wit

Familiarity with local leaders a plus

Team player who is flexible

High degree of integrity and professionalism

Strong storytelling skills

Motivated and has ability to work on own unsupervised

Displays a positive work ethic

Strong organizational skills

Morgan Hoisington

United States

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