WMTV NBC15 + CW Madison is seeking an experienced meteorologist to join our award-winning news team at our state-of-the-art studios in Madison, Wisconsin.
The successful candidate will have the drive and talent to be number one. You will work with the News Director and Chief Meteorologist to set the direction of and provide feedback to the weather department, South Central Wisconsin’s Local Weather Authority.
The ideal candidate must be able to produce and deliver a dynamic, compelling and understandable forecast for our newscasts and digital platforms. Accuracy is a must. You will cover severe weather with urgency, while also being reassuring. Our meteorologists must have the ability to work in a multi-platform environment and will contribute daily to our digital platforms, including social media and nbc15.com.
Responsibilities also include working directly with the news team to build out our coverage and make it meaningful and relatable to our viewers. Our meteorologists also report in the field. Strong leadership and teamwork is a must. Our weather team is involved in the newsroom and the community. The person we hire must have a positive attitude and be an ambassador for the station by making personal appearances at community events. At least 3 years of experience as a television meteorologist, certification and a meteorology degree are preferred.
WMTV-TV NBC15 is owned by Gray Television, Inc. Madison is market 81 and an easy, two-hour drive to Chicago and approximately five hours from the Twin Cities. We are only an hour and a half from Milwaukee, home to Summerfest and Lake Michigan. Madison is home to the University of Wisconsin and is often at the top of many lists for best places to live. In January 2018, Madison was recognized as one of the best small cities in America by National Geographic Traveler for our love of the outdoor lifestyle and green living.
Pre-employment and random drug testing are a condition of employment. You must possess a valid driver’s license and have a good driving record. To apply, go to gray.tv/careers and click the “search jobs by business.” You will find our open positions under “WMTV.” Be sure to include your resume, cover letter and link to your demo reel / writing samples.