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Date: Jul 6, 2017

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 Producer will produce live and recorded programming.  In this role they will write for weather news shows and supporting packages.  The person in this role will also be responsible for all elements necessary for the live coverage of severe weather events.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Build segments and develop story ideas from conception to air including researching selected topics, writing, coordination of assets, booking guests and overseeing all aspects of production
• Build show rundown including script writing, package production, graphics elements and live shot coordination
• Oversee and execute the production of show video and graphics needs 
• Make editorial decisions and guide anchors/on camera meteorologists, Associate Producers, and technical staff in the control room

 

Education, Experience, Certification Requirements

  • At least six years television experience, with a minimum of 3 years as Producer of live news programming in a major television market
  • Four-year college degree or equivalent in proven industry experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to produce live news programs that contain live remote elements from a control room
  • Knowledge of television production techniques including newsroom, studio, line, and field production methods and equipment
  • Editorially mature with solid news judgment and the ability to create in-depth, visually exciting programs or weather news programs
  • Proven writing ability, a vision for graphics, and a passion for memorable, creative content
  • Ability to use all production tools available to produce original content and enhance storytelling
  • A strong leader in the control room with the ability to handle breaking news/weather situations
  • Ability to adapt to different show styles or concepts as needed
  • Outstanding leadership and communication skills, plus the ability to work well with others in stressful situations
  • Knowledge of digital editing systems

Disclaimers

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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