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Job title: Weather Anchor – Global News Edmonton

Company: Corus Entertainment

Job description: Corus is a driving force in the media industry with a diverse portfolio of strong brands that entertain and inform audiences through great storytelling and compelling content, reaching millions of people around the world every day.Our culture and our people are what make us, US.We have a passion to connect with the world around us: to express, to share, to be part of people’s lives. Our award-winning culture is an expression of who we are, what we do, and how we thrive. Our values describe our culture in action. They outline how we achieve our goals, work together, engage with partners, and interact in our communities. At Corus, we Win Together, Think Beyond, Make it Happen, Learn Every Day and Show We Care.Ready to join US?Division: Global News EdmontonWork Status: Part-TimeLocation: Edmonton, AB (Onsite)About the Role:Global Edmonton is currently seeking a part-time Weather Anchor to join their team. Reporting to the News Director / Station Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing engaging weather forecasts on-air and across a variety of other platforms as required. This role will require constantly working early weekend mornings and filling a variety of shifts, including evenings, weekends, and holidays. This is a Group I position under the current collective agreement.You will contribute by:

  • Planning, producing, and presenting dynamic, informative, live, and pre-taped weather forecasts.
  • Researching and developing original, creative story ideas relating to weather
  • Reporting live on-location when required, which could include significant weather events.
  • Pitching, writing, booking guests, and conducting interviews.
  • Actively using social media to connect with our audience and enhance our weather coverage.
  • Writing, posting, and promoting weather content for globalnews.ca.
  • Providing support for any weather-related breaking news for all platforms (TV, radio, and online) when needed
  • Consulting with other Global News meteorologists and weather anchors to develop and support best practices for our weather forecasts and storytelling.
  • Staying informed of local and national news and weather events
  • Participating in Global News promotional and community activities as required
  • Acting as an ambassador for the station, city, and community

Skills and experience you will bring:

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  • Post-secondary education (or equivalent experience) in Journalism, Broadcasting, or a related field.
  • Working knowledge or experience using computerized weather graphics systems
  • Meteorology degree and/or Canadian Meteorology and Oceanographic Society (C.M.O.S.) accreditation is a strong asset.
  • Minimum 3 years of on-air anchoring or reporting experience.
  • Strong on-air presentation skills, with an emphasis on unscripted material.
  • Experience building, forecasting, and presenting weather through WSI is a definite asset.
  • Excellent computer skills and a working knowledge of how major news organizations are employing a wide range of digital platforms, formats, and social media.
  • Must be able to manage the demands and pressure of multiple, daily online and broadcast deadlines.
  • Enthusiasm and passion for all forms of news – with an emphasis on weather storytelling.
  • A “plugged-in” multi-tasker with a positive can-do attitude and proven ability to make editorial decisions.
  • A collaborative team-player who strives to support all colleagues.

Application Deadline: July 5, 2024Every day, we work hard to become an even more diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace that supports the well-being of our people and makes a positive difference in our communities. Want to learn more? Have a look at our and for more information on our approach to People, Planet and Responsibility.We want our workforce to reflect the full diversity of communities across Canada.We are committed to providing an accessible experience for candidates of all abilities. Please let your recruiter or the hiring manager know if you require any adjustments throughout the recruitment process or email us in confidence at .How to Apply: If you’re interested in this role, click ‘apply now’.*No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Location: Edmonton, AB

Job date: Fri, 28 Jun 2024 02:50:02 GMT