TV Weather Reporter PT - Contingent/On-Call (No Benefits) - 512485

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Apply nowJob no: 512485
Work type: Contingent / On-Call (No benefits)
Location: Tuscaloosa
Categories: Administrative / Professional

Pay Grade/Pay Range: 55 Hourly (non-exempt) - Minimum - $ 12.89 Midpoint - $ 17.96

Department/Organization: 207551 - WVUA 23

Normal Work Schedule: Weekend news and some weeknight news hours for 5:00, 6:00 and 10 o'clock newscasts

Job Summary: The incumbent in this position serves as weathercaster for WVUA-7, a commercial TV station, during local newscasts. This position works to build and present on-air weather forecasts designed for WVUA's local audience and represents WVUA-7 at community functions. The incumbent also works as a news reporter or producer in planning, writing and coordinating the production of at least one daily newscast for live broadcast in television which includes writing scripts in broadcast format and style as determined by industry standards and match those scripts with the appropriate video for broadcast.

Required Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma and three (3) years of experience; OR pursuing a bachelor’s degree and one (1) year of experience. Student or Graduate Assistant, Intern, or student oriented experience will be considered. Ability to research, write, report, produce, videotape and anchor news and weather stories required. Exceptional verbal, writing, interviewing, planning and organizational skills required. Exemplary on-air presentation skills required.

Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster

Advertised: 01 Mar 2021 Central Standard Time
Applications close: 09 Mar 2021 Central Standard Time

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Posted: 2/27/2021
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