Weather Intern in Atlanta, GA at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 1/9/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Intern
  • Location:
    Atlanta, GA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/9/2022

Job Description

WSB-TV  is in search of a  Weather Intern  who will assist the meteorologists of Severe Weather Team 2. The intern will be expected to participate in data gathering, forecast discussions, and building graphics for on-air use. Curiosity and a willingness to learn are important attributes for the intern to possess.

The successful candidate will be a college student majoring in meteorology or atmospheric sciences.   

Effective October 1, 2021, all newly hired CMG employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date. CMG will provide reasonable accommodations as required by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Eagerness to learn and ask questions
  • Participates in daily current weather discussion
  • Works with meteorologists to help develop a forecast
  • Helps monitor weather data throughout the workday, especially in active and/or severe weather situations    
  • Helps build weather graphics for use on-air
  • Enters forecast data into the on-air graphics system, wsbtv.com, and the WSB-TV weather app
  • Flexible hours when the weather situation requires, as class schedule allows 

What We Look For

  • A student with a passion for broadcast meteorology and weather forecasting
  • Enrolled in college as a meteorology or atmospheric sciences major, 3rd and 4th year students will receive priority
  • Weather forecasting, operational meteorology, or weather discussion classes are helpful
  • Must be thoroughly professional in conduct

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