Weekend Meteorologist

KOTA Territory News is looking for a dynamic meteorologist for our prime time weekend newscasts.

This weather anchor will utilize our state of the art forecasting equipment and coordinate with our Chief Meteorologist for KOTA & KEVN scheduling. We're looking for an enterprising talent who loves the challenge of weather forecasting in the Black Hills and interacting with the local community. Our weekends are busy with three newscasts each night on KOTA (ABC) and KEVN (FOX). On weekdays, our meteorologist will fill in regularly on our two morning shows, Good Morning KOTA Territory (ABC) and Good Morning Black Hills (FOX), our weekday 12pm newscast and as needed. It's a busy schedule and there's always a weather story to tell in the Black Hills. Post regularly on our multiple web and social media sites.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

• use editorial judgment to determine content of local weathercasts
• use social media to engage with community and disseminate weather info
• post daily to all digital platforms and social media including attaching images and streaming video
• produce and anchor weather-casts as assigned
• follow clothing and appearance guidelines
• collaborate with news managers, producers and reporters for content and newscast development
• edit video and stories for broadcast
• participate in community events and make public appearances on behalf of the station as assigned
• must have a good driving record
• must be able to handle on-air responsibilities
• must be a strong writer with solid news judgment

• must be able to handle on-air responsibilities, a certified meteorologist, college degree
• must be a strong writer with solid news judgment



KOTA and KEVN are the ABC and FOX affiliates in Rapid City at the base of the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota. KOTA and KEVN and the market leaders for local news, sports and weather and recently moved in to a new, state of the art facility. KOTA and KEVN feature separate brands. Both stations cover the Black Hills area of South Dakota as well as parts of eastern Wyoming and northwestern Nebraska. Our teams produce six daily newscasts and six weekend newscasts.

KOTA & KEVN are located in Rapid City, SD television DMA Market 171, a community of approximately 100,000 television HH.

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