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Job Code: 9151

Job Category:
Arts, Entertainment, and Media
Job Title:
Weekend Weather Forecaster / Multimedia Journalist
Job Summary:
KOBI-TV NBC5 in the beautiful Rogue Valley is looking for a Weekend Weather Forecaster / Multimedia Journalist to join our NBC5 News Team. The ideal candidate loves weather and breaking news, constantly improves newscasts and is flexible right up to and through the newscast. Writing and storytelling must be a passion, as well as creating an artful newscast with high pace and volume. Proficiency with a newsroom computer system and knowledge of social media platforms, such as Facebook and Twitter, are requirements.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Preparing computer-generated weather reports using a weather graphics system
Radio weather reporting
Gathering meteorological information from weather services and satellite feeds
Presenting informative and dynamic weathercasts during daily newscasts
Providing story ideas and story leads
Researching and writing original reports for broadcast and social media
Developing content for social media platforms


To qualify for this position, you must have:

College degree and/or equivalent meteorology and/or reporting experience
On-air experience
Knowledge of news gathering and production
The ability to professionally report news on-air
Writing, editing, organizational and reporting skills
*Please include a link to your news reel*

This is a full-time position, working 40 hours per week. Our benefits package includes: medical, dental, vision, 401K retirement plan, health care spending account, life insurance, short-term disability, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), paid sick leave, paid vacations, and paid holidays.

KOBI-TV NBC5/KOTI-TV NBC2 is licensed by the FCC; therefore, we must follow federal guidelines. Since marijuana is still illegal on a federal level, if offered a position, a candidate would be required to pass a 10-panel drug screen, which does include marijuana. A 3-year driving record check and a 7-year criminal background check are also pre-employment requirements, for a candidate offered the position. We require all new hires to be COVID-19 vaccinated and up-to-date, which does include booster(s). A valid driver’s license is also required.
Business Name:
KOBI - TV
Contact Person:
Kris Clarke
Address/Building:
125 S Fir Street
Medford, OR 97501
Phone #: (541) 779-5555
Fax: (541) 779-5564
E-Mail: [email protected] 
Web Site: https://kobi5.com/
Application Procedure:
If you meet the qualifying requirements above, please send cover letter and resume (in Word or PDF format only), and a web link to a reporter/anchor reel via email to [email protected] or to the physical address listed below: KOBI-TV NBC5 Kris Clarke Director of HR 125 S. Fir St. Medford, OR 97501 To be considered for this position, you must also include the following: The subject line of your email must include the job title listed above. The body of your email must include verbiage that includes the title of the job posting. Send resume in Word or PDF format only. You will be sent an application to complete. You are not considered an “applicant” until an application is returned to us. Incomplete applications will not be considered. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Job Location: Jackson County
Shift: Full-time Permanent Position
Pay Rate: - Hourly
Pull Date: 10/25/2022
Hours Per Week: 0
Number of Openings: 1

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