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Date: Apr 10, 2018

Location: Atlanta, GA, US

Company: Weather Group

Working at The Weather Channel television network

As The Weather Channel television network, we have heightened focus on innovation, first-class storm coverage and hyper-localized weather information available through our various TV platforms including: The Weather Channel, WeatherScan and Local Now. For more than 30 years, The Weather Channel television network has inspired viewers to explore, investigate and appreciate the experience of weather in all its forms.


We are one of the most widely distributed television networks and the leader in severe weather coverage, providing the most comprehensive real-time programming of any media outlet, with trusted meteorologists who analyze, forecast and report the weather.

 

Weather is inherently fascinating, and we share our passion through the stories we tell to our audiences through our programming. The more our viewers engage with us, the more our stories illuminate how weather impacts almost everything.

 

We’re always looking for new talent to keep us on top—like someone incredible to fill the job listed here.

Position Summary

The Weather Producer Intern uses knowledge of meteorology, weather graphics systems, and product development to learn and assist in the design and execution of TWC’s national live studio programming. They help to ensure that each show covers relevant weather events through compelling stories and that those stories are told in the proper order with visual components that are both accurate and meet TWC standards and style. Working alongside WPD’s full-time staff, the Weather Producer Intern coordinates with producers, experts, and on-camera meteorologists to ensure that their weather storytelling is well-organized, well-prepared, and includes language that connects most effectively with our target television audience.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Pursuing Meteorology/Atmospheric Science (or similar) degree

  • Fundamental knowledge of WSI’s TruVu Max graphical system and its operational capabilities

  • Able to quickly learn and contribute to the WPD team

  • Quickly learns and applies new technologies

  • Customer focused, innovative, and self-motivated

  • Receives feedback constructively and incorporates that feedback into work products and performance

  • Maintains high standards for product, performance, and ethics

  • Highly approachable, positive, and professional in all interactions

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Learns to create content using multiple graphic systems, with an emphasis on WSI’s TruVu Max, to enhance on-air coverage of a weather story

  • Stays aware of the current meteorological pattern and contributes stories to the weather-content editorial process

  • Coordinates with Meteorological Content Producers on earlier and later shifts to assure continuity in weather storytelling

  • Learns to drive the inclusion and prioritization of weather stories in the assigned program or daypart, creates the graphics, and/or commissions the creation and/or acquisition of supporting visual elements

  • Ensures that all weather graphics adhere to meteorological and design standards

  • Uses all technology concurrently to tell specific weather stories including utilizing TruVu Max’s severe weather tools

  • Ensure that TWC is first-to-air visually and verbally with all breaking weather information

  • Completes assigned projects thoroughly and in a timely manner

  • Supports coverage of significant weather events

  • Is capable of working in support of WPD’s 24/7 partnership with Live Programming

Education, Experience, Certification Requirements

  • Undergrads - Enrolled in an undergrad program at an accredited college or university. 18 years or older and current sophomore standing, no more than a graduating senior by the start of the summer session
  • Must be able to commit to a minimum of 3 days per week either on a part-time or full-time basis
  • Must be US Citizen or on F1 visa

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Please see Position Summary

Disclaimers

We’re always looking for new talent to keep us on top—like someone incredible to fill the job listed here.

 

 

Recruiting Firms
The Weather Channel does not accept agency/search firm referrals for this posting, or other postings, without prior written permission from The Weather Channel Human Resources. The Weather Channel is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

 

Hours
The Weather Channel operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  Hours worked by The Weather Channel associates will vary according to job responsibility and scheduling demands of each department.
 
EEOC Statement
The Weather Channel is an equal opportunity employer.  We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, the presence of non-job related medical condition or handicap, or any legally protected status.

Because we do business with the government, we must reach out to, hire, and provide equal opportunity to qualified people with disabilities. To help us measure how well we are doing, we are asking you to tell us if you have a disability or if you ever had a disability. Completing this form is voluntary. Any answer you give will be kept private and will not be used against you in any way. If you choose to complete this form, please follow the link below, complete the form and return to hrservicedelivery@weather.com, which is a confidential e-mail in box. You may also fax the completed form to 770-744-2021, which is a confidential fax number.
http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/sec503/Voluntary_Self-Identification_of_Disability_CC-305_SD_Edit1.24.14.pdf
 
Relocation Statement
Relocation costs are not provided for this job, by submitting a resume, candidates understand and acknowledge that The Weather Channel will not provide relocation assistance or support and that relocation will be entirely the responsibility of the candidate.

 

PLEASE NOTE:  Human Resources does NOT provide application status updates via the telephone.  Confirmation of receipt of application will be sent via e-mail once the application has been successfully submitted.

 


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