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Posted: Friday, July 11, 2014 4:03 pm

WAAY – TV, the ABC affiliate in Huntsville, Alabama has an immediate opening for a Chief Meteorologist to lead our 4 person weather team.  Weather is the #1 concern for the audience in the Huntsville, Alabama market and this audience is very weather savvy. WAAY - TV is looking for someone who has a passion for weather, on and off the air. Candidates must be an expert on tornado forecasting and tracking, able to accurately forecast all types of extreme weather conditions and present compelling, educational weather presentations to our viewers, via TV, the web and all social media outlets.  Must be able to work flexible hours and work well in a high stress environment.  The Chief Meteorologist is expected to be a leader at the station and in WAAY’s 11 county DMA.  Public appearances and community goodwill are essential elements to this position.  A minimum of 3 years experience as a broadcast meteorologist, a degree in Meteorology or other like science, AMS and/or NWS seal are required.

WAAY – TV is a Baron equipped station with Fast Trac, Viper, Storm Warn and Omni as our main weather equipment.  If you are the right person for this job, email your cover letter, resume and links to recent video presentations of your work to:

 jobs@waaytv.com

or mail with DVD to:

Meteorologist

WAAY – TV

1000 Monte Sano Blvd

Huntsville, AL 35801

WAAY – TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We have a tradition of encouraging a wide diversity of talents through a broad range of hiring practices.  Everyone is encouraged to apply.  The candidate must have a visceral distaste for office politics and gossip.  NO phone calls please. 

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