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LEDA Virtual Job Fair


Employers interested in posting their job openings on the LEDA Virtual job fair (at no cost) can send job description, qualifications, and application method to LEDA's Director of Workforce Development by email.

In addition to posting your vacancies on LEDA's website, positions are also distributed to a network of workforce centers and educational institutions as appropriate.

Position: Chief Meteorologist

Are you a Meteorologist ready to further your career and forecasting abilities in one of the most dynamic weather markets in the country? Would you like to be a part of a great weather team while living in the home of tremendous culture and a way of life centered around being outdoors? If so, KADN News15, the NBC and FOX affiliate in Lafayette, LA is looking for you! We are looking for a Chief Meteorologist for our Storm Team who will primarily anchor evening newscasts but will also work mornings/weekends as needed.
Duties include:
• Produce and present clear and accurate forecasts which tell a story and connect with viewers
• Alert viewers to the threat of severe weather
• Work closely with news director and producers to determine relevant, promotable weather content in breaking and everyday situations
• Author text, graphic, picture, and video forecasts and weather stories for broadcast, digital, and social media platforms
• Utilize social media to gather and distribute weather information
• Report live during weather events
• Work a flexible schedule including morning, evening, or weekend shifts.
Skills required:
• Be a confident and dynamic on-air presenter
• Have a professional on-air presence
• Possess a strong science background
• Able to clearly explain the weather story, by utilizing graphics and video, in a way that helps our audience prepare for various weather conditions
• Be an excellent communicator and able to work well with a team
• Be proficient with the tools and technology needed to author, produce, and deliver forecasts, severe weather coverage, and weather information.
Experience Needed:
• A Bachelor’s degree in meteorology, atmospheric science or other relevant science degree is preferred
• Previous on-air experience presenting weather and news information is preferred
• AMS Seal Preferred

Application Requirements:
Anyone interested should send a resume and samples of their work to [email protected] Include the words “Chief Meteorologist” in the subject line.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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Click below to find more information on visiting the local Business & Career Solutions Center at 706 E. Vermilion Street, Lafayette, LA where staff can assist you with resume preparation assistance, job search assistance, and referrals to training and employment opportunities.


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