Meteorologist in Pittsburgh, PA at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 7/20/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Summary

WPXI in Pittsburgh, PA is looking for a Meteorologist to join our growing team! 


  •  Responsible for actively keeping our viewers covered on television, online, social media and on our radio partners.
  • Able to produce great graphics, understand how to tell viewers a clear weather story and work with a team that considers warning viewers about severe weather.
  • Must be willing to become proficient on our current technology and stay up to date on television.
  • Required to be a clear communicator and pass valuable information on to all shifts.
  • Also must be able to put together reporter packages on weather stories for daily turns and for special weather coverage.


80% - Makes and presents forecasts – Represents the station in accurately presenting the forecast.  Ensures that it is available to our viewers on all platforms. 

20% - Serves as a weather reporter for daily turns and special coverage.


Makes and presents forecasts – 80%

  • Makes and presents forecasts of on-air and on all mobile platforms.
  • Also prepares and presents forecasts for our radio partners.
  • Uses equipment and stays up to date on technology to deliver the most accurate forecasts
  • A clear communicator to the viewer and to staff members on all shifts.
  • Must be flexible and willing to work a variety of shifts.


 Weather reporter – 20%

  • Responsible for pitching weather related stories for the all platforms.
  • Must be able to work with a photographer on crafting those stories in a manner that is true to our brand and research.
  • Ability to write and produce stories and present them live.



What we look for

  • Meteorology Degree required
  • Minimum of 3 years television Meteorology experience
  • AMS seal with the credentials to earn a CBM seal.


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