Chief Meteorologist - WHIO TV in Dayton, OH at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 5/25/2023

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Job Summary

CMG WHIO-TV is looking for a Chief Meteorologist who will be responsible for the daily operations of our area’s most accurate forecasters: WHIO-TV’s Storm Center 7 team. The successful candidate will be a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist and is expected to have the ability to forecast accurately, to live storm track, create and develop detailed and easy to understand graphics and to ad lib flawlessly on TV and across social media and radio. 


  • Create and deliver the WHIO-TV weather forecast following researched formats and action plans. 
  • Must have the ability not only to forecast in weather market, but live storm track, using your skills to communicate not just data, but a forecast and its impact, in a way viewers and listeners will understand.
  • Create digital videos and social media engagement
  • Ad-lib live on TV, radio, live streams and Facebook Live
  • Work with and lead a team of meteorologists to deliver life-saving weather information to our audiences 24/7.
  • Work extended hours during impactful, severe weather events
  • Pitch and create evergreen weather content to be used on television and digital platforms.
  • Proactively engage in the community



What we look for


  • Degree in Journalism, Communications, Science, or Other
  • 5+ years television weathercaster, live storm tracking experience
  • Completion of Certified Broadcast Meteorology (CBM) program
  • Strong computer skills, communication skills, social media skills

About Cox Media Group
CMG Media Corporation (d/b/a Cox Media Group) is an industry-leading media company with unparalleled brands, award-winning content, and exceptional team members. CMG provides valuable local and national journalism and entertainment content to the people and communities it serves. The company's businesses encompass 14 high-quality, market-leading television brands in 9 markets; 54 top-performing radio stations delivering multiple genres of content in 11 markets; a Washington, DC news bureau; and numerous streaming and digital platforms. CMG's TV portfolio includes multiple primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, Telemundo and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable news and independent stations. For more information about CMG, visit


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