WREX-TV, the NBC affiliate in Rockford, IL, is looking for a weekend meteorologist / MMJ who is passionate about weather and understands its daily impact on people. We are the market leader when it comes to weather coverage utilizing WSI MAX. This position includes on-air weather coverage during 13 News Weekend, cut-ins, as well as fill-in opportunities on a number of other 13 News programs.
This person will also work as a multi-media journalist for our news team three days during the week or fill-in on other weather shifts. The ideal candidate will have prior on-air experience and a degree in meteorology, journalism or a related field. We are open to considering weather forecasters who may be seeking their meteorology degree or certificate.
The ideal candidate will also be proficient and creative with posting on social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram where many WREX viewers access our weather information.